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MIT News | Mar 29, 2007
Simulation condenses 10 years' evolution into five days of computing - Scientists at MIT have created an ocean model so realistic that the virtual forests of diverse microscopic plants they "sowed" have grown in population patterns that precisely mimic their real-world counterparts.
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Dr. Denny Ellerman participated in a Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources to discuss the progress of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme and to receive information on lessons learned for policymakers who want to better understand how a market-based...
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Prof. Ronald Prinn participated in a Hearing of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, the first in a series on energy and tax policy, which focused on climate change. (Hearing transcript.)...
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Prof. Henry Jacoby participated in a Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change, examining the economic impacts of climate change and stabilizing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
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MIT News | Feb 02, 2007
Today's release of a widely anticipated international report on global warming coincides with a growing clamor within the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent the potentially devastating consequences of global climate change. "There's clear evidence that greenhouse gases...
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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.