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Climate Change Policy that Makes Economic Sense

Climate Change Policy that Makes Ec...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 1 year ago | 00:28:44 | 2672 views

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 ...

Forging a New Direction in Climate Research

Forging a New Direction in Climate ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 1 year ago | 00:31:01 | 5244 views

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...

The Challenges of Coastal Flood Protection

The Challenges of Coastal Flood Pro...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 1 year ago | 00:32:39 | 3884 views

Large populations worldwide are at high risk from coastal flooding, either from storm surge events such as hurricanes or the pervasive long-term rise in sea level associated with global warming. In the Dec. 20, 2012, Faculty Forum Onlin...

Cumulus, Cirrus, Stratus: What Clouds Say about Climate Change

Cumulus, Cirrus, Stratus: What Clou...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 1 year ago | 00:29:32 | 769 views

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...

Berkman Center's Colin Maclay on the power of art and placement of social messages into film.

Berkman Center's Colin Maclay on th...

Communications Forum clips

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:37 | 1312 views

From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west-africa-mit-communications-forumVisit the MIT Communications Forum at http://web.mit.edu/...

Derrick "DNA" Ashong discusses his Harvard education and sings "Sweet Mother."

Derrick "DNA" Ashong discusses his ...

Communications Forum clips

Added over 1 year ago | 00:04:37 | 1738 views

From "New Media in West Africa" held Nov. 8, 2012 at MIT with speakers Derrick Ashong, Colin Maclay and Fadzi Makanda and moderated by Ralph Simon. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/comm-forum/videos/21624-new-media-in-west...

Journalist Juan Williams on executives at black media outlets.

Journalist Juan Williams on executi...

Communications Forum clips

Added over 1 year ago | 00:01:53 | 1234 views

From "Race, Politics and American Media" held October 8, 2009 at MIT with Williams, urban political propfessor Phillip Thompson of MIT, and Communications Forum Director David Thorburn. Full video at http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/16537-ra...

Impact of the Presidential Election on Tax and Health Policy, featuring Professor Andrea Louise Campbell

Impact of the Presidential Election...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 1 year ago | 00:29:00 | 1047 views

Andrea Louise Campbell, MIT professor of political science, is studying the impact that the presidential election will have on tax policy, health policy, Social Security, Medicare, and health insurance. On Oct. 3, 2012, Campbell offered...

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, featuring Jim Walsh PhD '00

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, f...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:32:45 | 4069 views

Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security exp...

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Alone Together: Why We Expect More ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:30:21 | 4399 views

Professor Sherry Turkle, founder and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, believes that the time is ripe for widespread rethinking of the way we interact through technology. An expert on mobile devices, social networkin...

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are

Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 2 years ago | 00:30:04 | 3157 views

Sebastian Seung, MIT professor of computational neuroscience and of physics, is among the cutting-edge researchers undertaking the monumental task of mapping the brain's connections. Seung believes that the biological basis for identity ...

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American Grand Strategy for the New Era

A Farewell to Geopolitics: American...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 2 years ago | 00:33:16 | 4167 views

The international security scene has changed markedly since the 20th century. Other major powers now pose much less threat to the US than in the past. At the same time, non-state actors pose much greater danger—most importantly the...