ClimateWire: MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek comments on the need for flexibility in water-sharing agreements in the Nile basin
Kavya Balaraman, E&E News reporter
Published: Friday, May 5, 2017
Climate change could play a role in exacerbating water conflict in Africa, likely worsening geopolitical wrangling over issues like the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
MIT Joint Program-affiliated researcher Collette Heald is leading an effort to better understand the relationship between air pollution and agriculture
Agriculture and air pollution are in close and complex relationship to one another. While agriculture contributes significantly to air pollution – emitting fumes from nitrogen-rich fertilizers and animal waste as well as carbon from fossil fuels – air pollution can also significantly (and...
Campus energy “dashboard” will provide detailed information to Institute’s faculty, staff, and students
Associate Professor Paul O'Gorman, an MIT Joint Program-affiliated researcher, describes three questions climate scientists recently suggested should frame the future of climate research
Lauren Hinkel | Climate@MIT May 3, 2017
Joint Program researcher Valerie Karplus awarded grant for project focusing on the response of industrial firms to energy-efficiency policies
OurEnergyPolicy.org features online discussion based on MIT Joint Program Research Scientist Jennifer Morris's Energy Journal paper "Hedging Strategies: Electricity Investment Decisions under Policy Uncertainty."
At MIT, former Congressman Bob Inglis speaks about climate and free enterprise
When a 2013 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) indicated that the Earth’s average surface temperatures had remained flat between 1998 and 2012, climate skeptics seized on this apparent “hiatus” as evidence that global warming is not happening.
Climate change could lead to overall increase in river flow, but more droughts and floods, study shows
The unpredictable annual flow of the Nile River is legendary, as evidenced by the story of Joseph and the Pharaoh, whose dream foretold seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine in a land whose agriculture was, and still is, utterly dependent on that flow. Now, researchers at...
New study in PNAS co-authored by MIT Joint Program Co-Director Ronald Prinn pinpoints possible cause of a sudden, unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane in 2007
Press release issued: 17 April 2017
Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, following almost a decade in which concentrations had...