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Around Campus
MIT News | Apr 04, 2018

Researchers celebrate women in environmental sciences and engineering--including former Joint Program research associate Megan LIckley--at the MIT Museum’s Girls Day

Lauren Hinkel | Oceans at MIT  April 3, 2018

In The News
Energy Collective | Mar 28, 2018

EnergyCollective: Joint Program Report used in Shell scenario shows how massive reforestation could make it possible to cap global warming at 1.5°C 

March 28, 2018 by David Hone 

Over the past few months I have been deeply involved with my colleagues in the Shell Scenario team preparing a new scenario that illustrates a technically possible but challenging pathway for society to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change...

Mar 09, 2018

John Reilly, Co-Director, MIT Joint Program

Around Campus
Science | Mar 08, 2018

In Science article, Joint Program-affiliated researchers maintain that such linkage could incent more ambitious climate action

Science  02 Mar 2018: Vol. 359, Issue 6379, pp. 997-998 DOI: 10.1126/science.aar5988


Feb 27, 2018

Sergey Paltsev, MIT Joint Program Deputy Director discusses the future global energy mix - from enerWE on Vimeo.

News Release
Feb 27, 2018
New method could sharpen international climate policy design

When many of us think about carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, we picture smokestacks from power plants or factories. But climate policy designers see emissions not only in ephemeral gases at the point of origin, but also in tangible objects at the point of sale or trade.

In The News
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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In The News
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...