The election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France may have created an unlikely set of beneficiaries: U.S. climate scientists and clean energy innovators. A video produced early in Macron’s campaign has gained new steam since his election earlier this month and is being shared...
MIT Joint Program research has "demonstrated that even a modest attempt to mitigate emissions could profoundly affect the risk profile for equilibrium surface temperature"
Intensification of extreme rainfall varies from region to region, study shows
A recent study estimates that about 1.6 million people in China die each year—roughly 4,000 a day—from heart, lung and stroke disorders due to poor air quality. Most of the nation’s lethal air pollution, including headline-grabbing toxins such as fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ground-level...
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."