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October 2019
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MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

 

Global Snapshot

The latest news from the MIT Joint Program

 

NEWS RELEASES

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level

Health savings exceed policy costs

Greener and fairer
 

How environmental taxes can work for everyone in Spain and beyond

 

in the news

COMMENTARY: A TRAGIC MISPERCEPTION ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

Ongoing U.S. disengagement from global climate action poses significant risks at home and abroad (The Hill) 

HOW RENEWABLE ENERGY CAN BOOST RUST BELT HEALTH OUTCOMES

Study shows that health savings exceed costs of maintaining or strengthening renewables policies (Axios) 

RENEWABLE ENERGY CAN GENERATE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN HEALTH BENEFITS, STUDY FINDS

Researchers at MIT foresee a healthier Rust Belt as a result of renewables (The Verge)

CLIMATE CHANGE WILL GRAB GLOBE'S FOCUS WITH SUMMIT, STRIKES

Co-Director John Reilly says he's never seen a busier or more important time for climate action (AP) (Additional coverage: ABC News)

ELIZABETH WARREN BLAMED 3 INDUSTRIES FOR 70% OF GHGS. THAT MUDDLES THE PICTURE.

Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly highlights need for more precise language (Politifact)

NEW WORKING PAPER MAKES CASE FOR "MODEST" CARBON TAXES

CEEPR study makes extensive use of Joint Program's EPPA model (Axios)

 

AROUND CAMPUS

STUDY: CLIMATE CHANGE COULD POSE DANGER FOR MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE

When the Hajj comes in summertime, in some years it may not be safe for participants to remain outdoors

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