Joint Program founding Co-Director corrects U.S. president's misinterpretation of Paris Agreement
BY CALVIN WOODWARD AND CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
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...
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...
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?
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...
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...
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...
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