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May 2020
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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

Can financial disclosure of climate risk accelerate climate action?

MIT panel discussion explores best practices

commentary: Assessing and alleviating climate risk

Joint Program research empowers decision-makers facing critical choices

Global Changes - Spring 2020 Newsletter

Insights, news, projects, publications and other developments at the MIT Joint Program

 

in the news

COMMENTARY: ESTIMATING THE PACE OF LOW-CARBON TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION

How fast and under what conditions can the world scale up a new technology? Co-Director John Reilly distills the findings of a Joint Program study (T&D World)

COMMENTARY: THE PATHS TO NET ZERO: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN SAVE THE PLANET

A commentary by Joint Program faculty affiliate Valerie Karplus (Foreign Affairs)

COMMENTARY: HAS THE CORONAVIRUS FINALLY TAUGHT US HOW TO LISTEN TO SCIENCE?

An Op-Ed from MIT President Rafael Reif on the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day (Boston Globe)

 

AROUND CAMPUS

TWO-WAY TRADE IN GREEN ELECTRONS

Deep decarbonization of the northeastern U.S. and the role of Canadian hydropower (Coverage: BloombergNPR MarketplaceCBC)

EMISSIONS OF SEVERAL OZONE-DEPLETING CHEMICALS ARE LARGER THAN EXPECTED

Recovering and safely destroying the sources of these chemicals could speed ozone recovery and reduce climate change

MARIA ZUBER ON CLIMATE CHANGE: "BREAKTHROUGHS WILL HAPPEN"

MIT’s vice president for research identifies three areas that show particular promise for climate action

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