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Associated Press | Feb 26, 2018

Joint Program founding Co-Director corrects U.S. president's misinterpretation of Paris Agreement


Associated Press

February 24, 2018 10:31 AM

Updated February 24, 2018 10:32 AM


On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week's...

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MIT Spectrum | Feb 21, 2018

How Valerie Karplus and her transpacific team helped to put climate-critical commitments on the table

Winter 2018

Michael Blanding

In The News
MIT Spectrum | Feb 21, 2018

A landmark platform models the range of ways a changing climate may affect humanity, and vice versa

Winter 2018

Steve Nadis

News Brief
Feb 20, 2018
Joint Program-affiliated researchers share findings at nexus of food, agriculture, environment and health

Three MIT Joint Program-affiliated researchers delivered seven-minute presentations at the second annual Global Food+ symposium, held at Tufts University in downtown Boston on February 16. They joined 23 other experts from Boston University, Harvard, MIT and Tufts to share their recent findings...

News Brief
Feb 20, 2018
Joint Program Co-Director mentors 360° video journalists

Why do we talk about global change and not just global climate change? What would be the most effective actions to limit the impacts of climate change? What kind of climate change stories would scientists like to read?

Around Campus
MIT News | Feb 14, 2018

Trailblazing scientists Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz gave us numerical weather prediction and chaos theory, highlighting the value of basic research

Lauren Hinkel | Oceans at MIT  February 14, 2018

Our understanding of atmospheric and climate dynamics, as well as weather prediction and its limits, would not be what it is today without advances in the fundamental science of modern meteorology that took place at MIT in the post WWII era...

News Release
MIT News | Feb 13, 2018
Joint Program researchers advocate for improved modeling approach

How might climate change affect the acidification of the world’s oceans or air quality in China and india in the coming decades, and what climate policies could be effective in minimizing such impacts? To answer such questions, decision-makers routinely rely on science-based projections of...

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MIT News | Feb 13, 2018

An increase in corn and soybean production in the Midwest may have led to cooler, wetter summers there

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office  February 13, 2018

Scientists agree that changes in land use such as deforestation, and not just greenhouse gas emissions, can play a significant role altering the world’s climate systems. Now, a new study by researchers at MIT and Dartmouth College...

Feb 09, 2018
Sarah Fletcher PhD Candidate, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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MIT News | Feb 02, 2018

Francis O’Sullivan and Christopher Knittel, co-directors of the MITEI Low-Carbon Energy Center for Electric Power Systems Research, are exploring cleaner, more reliable, and more cost-effective solutions

Kathryn M. O'Neill | MIT Energy Initiative  February 2, 2018