Science and policy can catalyze each other, EPA head says
April 21, 2011In MIT visit, Lisa Jackson discusses how technology can affect government regulations.
Study: U.S. drought risk to increase with climate change
April 19, 2011While impacts will vary by region, projections indicate that drought frequency will increase throughout most of the contiguous United States.
Also labeled: Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Policy, Water
March 18, 2011New report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and the Policy of Global Change analyzes the impact of border carbon adjustments.
What's the price of environmental policies?
January 21, 2011Joint Program report examines discrepancies in climate-change cost estimates
Minor changes in precipitation may have major impact on groundwater supplies in arid regions
December 6, 2010Crops and timing of storms amplify role played by rainwater.
Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.
Study sees changing intensity of storms from warming
October 25, 2010Hemispheres will respond to climate change differently, with weaker summer storms in the North, study suggests.
Chris Zegras on greenhouse gases and the built environment
June 8, 2010presented by Transportation@MIT
March 11, 2010MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way.
Carbon-capturing enzyme: MIT chemists learn from nature
January 19, 2010
Figuring out where to put the carbon
January 11, 2010If we plan to keep using fossil fuels, we need to figure out how to sequester the resulting carbon dioxide. New tools from MIT could help evaluate where to do it — and how to keep it contained.
Harnessing the world’s collective intelligence to deal with climate change
December 15, 2009Climate Collaboratorium lets the public review the impacts of plans now being discussed and debated internationally
Assessing the impact of ‘Climategate’
December 15, 2009At Dec. 10 forum, MIT faculty experts discussed what 'Climategate' really means for climate science and the ongoing policy negotiations in the Congress and at Copenhagen.
Massiah Foundation awards $80,000 to Terrascope ProgramSubscribe
December 10, 2009Massiah Foundation announces gift to support a field research trip during spring break in 2010.