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April 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

GLOBAL MERCURY ASSESSMENT 2018

EAPS/IDSS Associate Professor Noelle Selin coauthored the technical background document, contributing to the modeling chapter with Joint Program's Sae Yun Kwon & other former postdocs

JOINT PROGRAM RESEARCH NETS MULTIPLE AWARDS

Studies advance natural resource risk assessment, economic modeling and infrastructure resilience

 

in the news

COMMENTARY: DON'T LET THE 'GREEN NEW DEAL' HIJACK THE CLIMATE'S FUTURE

Hartford Courant: MIT Joint Program Founding Co-Director Henry Jacoby and co-authors call for a more focused approach that does not bundle climate policy with multiple social objectives

FACT-CHECKING PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JAY INSLEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND 'THE WORST AIR IN THE WORLD'

Politifact: Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly: Climate change one of multiple factors making wildfires, and hence air quality, worse 

 

AROUND CAMPUS

IN BLOW TO CLIMATE, COAL PLANTS EMITTED MORE THAN EVER IN 2018

Climate policies around the globe remain woefully inadequate, says MIT CEEPR Deputy Director Michael Mehling (Washington Post)

THE CLIMATE OPTIMIST

Susan Solomon, whose research pinpointed how CFCs caused the Antarctic ozone hole, and later showed that the Montreal Protocol is helping to mend it, is convinced we can make progress on climate change, too (Technology Review)

MACHINE LEARNING IDENTIFIES LINKS BETWEEN WORLD'S OCEANS

Maike Sonnewald adapts a method that identifies areas of the global ocean with similar physics, revealing global dynamical regimes

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