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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | July 18, 2018

    Study Finds Climate Determines Shapes of River Basins

    Results may help identify ancient climates on Earth or other planets.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | June 19, 2018

    Study: Climate Action Can Limit Asia’s Growing Water Shortages

    Following the Paris accord could reduce risk of severe water-access problems, researchers find.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT News, News | June 19, 2018

    Checking China’s Pollution, By Satellite

    Study finds reduction in sulfur emissions from power plants.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 18, 2018

    A Change Has Come in the Arctic

    MIT-WHOI graduate student Lauren Kipp's research travels reveal how a rise in radium in the ocean signals climate-related changes along the coast.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 13, 2018

    Targeting One of Climate Modeling’s Biggest Uncertainties

    New method enables faster, more accurate simulation of aerosol-cloud interaction
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 11, 2018

    Carl Wunsch and the Rise of Modern Oceanography

    Carl Wunsch speaks with Forecast about his experience in oceanography, the history of the field and how major science questions are conceptualized and addressed.
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | June 4, 2018

    Meet the School of Science’s Tenured Professors for 2018

    Six faculty members are granted tenure in four departments, including Dan Cziczo from the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.
  • MIT News, News | May 25, 2018

    J-WAFS Awards over $1.3 million in Fourth Round of Seed Grant Funding

    Eleven principal investigators from six MIT departments will receive grants totaling over $1.3 million, overhead free, for research on food and water challenges.
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, News | May 24, 2018

    How the Earth Got its Oxygen

    MIT EAPS professors Greg Fournier and Tanja Bosak explain how molecular clocks, as well as modern biogeochemical and sedimentological processes in microbial systems can provide clues to when and how oxygen levels rose in Earth's atmosphere.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT News, News | May 24, 2018

    MIT Joint Program Researcher Selected for “Make Our Planet Great Again” Program

    Chien Wang one of six new U.S. scientists to join French climate research initiative
  • Featured Stories, MIT EAPS, News | May 18, 2018

    McGee Receives Excellence In Mentoring Award

    EAPS Associate Professor of Paleoclimatology, David McGee, has been awarded the Excellence In Mentoring Award by the office of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | May 11, 2018

    Workshop Explores Intertwined Future of Food Production, Water, and Climate

    Choices by consumers and farmers can help limit global warming, but climate change may also curtail those choices in the future.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 4, 2018

    Daniel Cziczo Awarded Tenure

    Daniel Cziczo holds positions with the Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate within the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | May 4, 2018

    A Forum on the Future of the Nile River

    International workshop proposes future directions for long-standing conflict.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 3, 2018

    Clearing the air over Southeast Asia

    Why reducing biomass burning is not enough By Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change In recent years Southeast Asia has seen a significant increase in the intensity and frequency of haze events, or days in which visibility falls below 10 kilometers. Caused by airborne particulates known as … Continue reading Clearing the air over Southeast Asia
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 26, 2018

    What Will We Eat in the Year 2050?

    Combining art and science to envision the global food system under climate change
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 23, 2018

    Study: Health benefits Will Offset Cost of China’s Climate Policy

    A 4 percent reduction per year in carbon dioxide emissions should net $339 billion in health savings in 2030, researchers estimate.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 23, 2018

    Urban Planning for a Changing Climate

    Harvard's Science in the News (SITN) speaks with John Bolduc, the Environmental Planner for the City of Cambridge, and MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel about what local communities are doing to address the challenges climate change is creating for urban infrastructure.
  • Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS | April 19, 2018

    Gauging the Effects of Water Scarcity on an Irrigated Planet

    Study projects likely impacts on food prices, bioenergy production, and deforestation.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 17, 2018

    Featured Video: MIT’s meteorology pioneers

    Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences honors trailblazing professors Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz with a tribute to their lives and legacies.
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