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MIT physics and political science undergraduate Joseff Kolman (center) speaks about attending the COP21 conference. Photo: Jenn Schlick MIT physics and political science undergraduate Joseff Kolman (center) speaks about attending the COP21 conference.
Photo: Jenn Schlick

Dispatches from the Paris climate talks

MIT attendees of COP21 share experiences, perspectives on outcomes

Francesca McCaffrey | MIT Energy Initiative
February 2, 2016

Since the successful conclusion of the Paris climate talks, known as COP21, in December with a unanimous multinational agreement to address the causes and impacts of climate change, members of MIT’s delegation to COP21 have been engaging with others throughout the Institute to provide analysis and perspectives on the process and outcomes from Paris.

On Jan. 25, four participants spoke at “Dispatches from Paris: Reflecting on the Climate Talks with COP21 attendees,” an evening event co-hosted by the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, to give the MIT community a taste of what it was like to be at the talks. Full Story >>