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The Siberian flood basalts and the end-Permian extinction

The Siberian flood basalts and the ...

Elkins-Tanton

Added over 3 years ago | 00:03:27 | 10426 views

A team of researchers from 8 countries is trying to understand the links between the largest continental volcanic eruption (the Siberian flood basalts) and the largest extinction in Earth history (the end-Permian). Funded by NSF, we are ...

Doctoral student Timothy Cronin asks how plants affect our climate

Doctoral student Timothy Cronin ask...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:50 | 8792 views

Researchers at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important

Postdoc Qudsia Ejaz counts indirect emissions from biofuels

Postdoc Qudsia Ejaz counts indirect...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:17 | 9165 views

Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important

Research Scientist Erwan Monier examines uncertainty in climate change

Research Scientist Erwan Monier exa...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:58 | 7609 views

Recently promoted from post-doc to research scientist, Dr. Erwan Monier works on quantifying uncertainty in future climate change using model simulations. “There are a lot of things about the earth system that we don’t know,” explains Er...

Research Scientist Matt Rigby calculates carbon sources and sinks

Research Scientist Matt Rigby calcu...

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Added over 3 years ago | 00:02:09 | 8228 views

Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important

Energy 101: U.S.-China Partnership on Climate Change

Energy 101: U.S.-China Partnership ...

MIT Energy Club

Added over 3 years ago | 00:07:33 | 15076 views

In this short interview, Dr. Hengwei Liu addresses the main aspects of a potential U.S.-China Partnership on Climate Change. This video is a follow-up of Dr. Liu's talk for the MIT Energy Club's Energy 101 Series. Dr. Liu is a Research...

Master's student Paul Kishimoto makes complex climate and economic models user-friendly

Master's student Paul Kishimoto mak...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:01 | 10915 views

Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important

Master's student CuiCui Chen examines the future role of biofuels

Master's student CuiCui Chen examin...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:45 | 13022 views

Originally from China, Cuicui Chen joined the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change as a Masters degree candidate in the fall of 2010. Before arriving at the Joint Program Cuicui studied carbon abatement policies, but ...

Master's student Megan Lickley measures the risks of climate change on coastal energy infrastructure

Master's student Megan Lickley meas...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:10 | 21136 views

A Masters student in the Technology and Policy Program, Megan Lickley studies the impact of climate change on coastal energy infrastructure. In particular, she is looking at how sea level rise and hurricanes will change over time, and ho...

Doctoral Student Dan Chavas asks how meteorological changes affect hurricane size

Doctoral Student Dan Chavas asks ho...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:00 | 15583 views

A self-described ‘weather geek’, doctoral candidate Dan Chavas is fascinated by hurricanes. More specifically, he is interested in what factors influence hurricane development and how large a given storm will become. As he describes, “ri...

Master's student Caleb Waugh studies the impact of air pollutant emission policies on the adaptation of alternative vehicles

Master's student Caleb Waugh studie...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:27 | 22289 views

fall, Caleb Waugh will graduate with a Masters degree from the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. His research focuses on the impact of alternative vehicles—such as hybrid or plug-in hybrid vehicles—on emissions of greenhouse gases a...

Environmental Energy Economist Niven Winchester investigates the economic impacts of climate policies

Environmental Energy Economist Nive...

Researcher Highlights

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:03 | 11968 views

A visiting scientist since June 2009, Niven Winchester has officially joined the Joint Program as an Environmental Energy Economist. A native of New Zealand, Niven broadly focuses his research on evaluating the economic costs and impacts...