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Technology Review | Feb 01, 2007
Better models are rapidly defining the uncertainties ahead, says leading climate scientist Ronald Prinn. - The most definitive scientific assessment of global warming to date, a report released earlier this month from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concluded with "very high...
Oct 18, 2006

Kerry Emanuel, Ernest Moniz. Despite their calm demeanors, Kerry Emanuel and Ernie Moniz impart grave and pressing concerns about global warming to this Museum gathering.

Jun 15, 2006

Ronald Prinn uses the Greenhouse Gamble wheels to demonstrate the risks and benefits of taking steps to mitigate climate change.

May 18, 2006

Jerry Melillo paints a grim picture: human land use -- specifically the conversion of forests into agricultural land -- represents an irreversible loss of the capacity of the planet to store carbon.

May 03, 2006

With Henry Jacoby, Ronald Prinn, John Heywood, Karen Polenske and others.

May 03, 2006

With Henry Jacoby, Ronald Prinn, John Heywood, Karen Polenske and others.

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There's one basic answer to the question, Why are we worried about energy? The answer is climate change, argues MIT's Ron Prinn: if there were no global warming threat associated with fuels like oil and coal, there'd be no crisis.
Jun 08, 2002

Author: Ronald G. Prinn, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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May 01, 2001

We developed the Greenhouse Gamble™ wheels to convey uncertainty in climate change prediction. Each wheel represents a different set of greenhouse gas policies, and each slice shows the likelihood of temperature change in that range by 2100.

More information on the Greenhouse Gamble Wheels