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This is the introduction to the Carmin Memorial Symposium on Urban Climate Adaptation held at MIT on December 5, 2014, in honor of Professor JoAnn Carmin (1957-2014), Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning at the Depart...
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Nuclear energy will be essential for achieving deep, rapid reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions. Today it produces almost two-thirds of all low-carbon electricity in the U.S. Nuclear power technology is highly reliable, easily s...
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What are the roles of greenhouse gases, small particles and clouds? It has been known for over a century that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane warm the planet by trapping heat. What is not as well known is that part...
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Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...
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MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change combines scientific research with innovative policy analysis to confront the global climate challenge. Joint Program researchers know that meeting our 21st century global chall...
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Climate change policy can be complex, expensive to implement, and have unintended negative consequences on the environment. Focusing on the economics of transportation policy, Professor Christopher Knittel is working help create climate ...
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Research aimed at predicting future climate activity has primarily focused on large and complex numerical models. While this approach has provided some quantitative estimates of climate change, those predictions can vary greatly from one...
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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is deeply engaged in responding to climate variability through the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2008 and a Climate Change Adaptation report released in 2011. State officials join MIT fa...
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What happens when particles in the atmosphere, especially manufactured ones, interact with water vapor and temperature to form clouds in a changing climate? That is the question that Dan Cziczo, associate professor of atmospheric chemis...
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09/19/2008 1:45 PM KresgeRebecca M. Henderson, '81, Eastman Kodak LFM Professor of ManagementDescription: All that's required to achieve sustainability, says Rebecca Henderson, is to clean up your current operations and/or rethink the bu...
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