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Changes in temperature, precipitation, sea level and coastal storms will likely increase the vulnerability of infrastructure across the USA. Using models that analyze vulnerability, impacts and adaptation, this paper estimates impacts to railroad, roads, and coastal...
MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev explores potential responses to findings in the latest IPCC report (The Hill)
Emissions from shipping activities around the world account for nearly three percent of total human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, and could increase by up to 50 percent by 2050, making them an important and often overlooked target for global climate mitigation.
MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev explains initial findings of the 2021 IPCC Report (NBC/NECN) (Related: NECN)
A Grim Look at Our Planet’s Future. Sergey Paltsev of MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change Joins Current to Talk About the U.N.’S Latest Climate Report.
Findings in latest UN IPCC report are alarming, says MIT Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev (Boston Globe)
By Sabrina Shankman Globe Staff,Updated August 9, 2021, 4:00 a.m.
On August 5 the White House announced that it seeks to ensure that 50 percent of all new passenger vehicles sold in the United States by 2030 are powered by electricity.
Of the 1.9 billion acres of land in the continental United States, nearly 1.6 billion is used for livestock, forests and crops, in that order. The rest is occupied by urban areas, wetlands, parks, wildlife refuges and other domains. But that’s just a snapshot.
Joint Program Deputy Director Sergey Paltsev shares MIT projections for decarbonizing the electric vehicle infrastructure (CNBC)
If we’re to avoid extreme warming, all drilling for oil needs to stop now, experts say, but U.S. fossil fuel production is continuing.(National Geographic)
ByJoel K. Bourne, Jr.
Published July 19, 2021
• 9 min read
A critical challenge in meeting the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal of keeping global warming well below two degrees Celsius is to vastly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions generated by the most energy-intensive industries. According to a recent report by the...