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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 21, 2017

    What Do Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Portend?

    MIT prominent meteorologist and climate scientist Kerry Emanuel discusses projections of changing hurricane activity over the rest of this century and what such projections tell us about how the probabilities of hurricanes like Harvey and Irma have already changed and are likely to continue to do so.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | September 21, 2017

    Mathematics Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction

    By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch mass extermination of species in future millennia.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 11, 2017

    Old rain, New data: Past Climate Change in the Southeastern US

    What is so important about 6,000-year-old rain? MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student Gabi Serrato Marks explains what rain in the geological record can tell us about paleoclimates and how scientists may be able to see evidence of Hurricane Harvey in deposits.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 7, 2017

    “EarthArt” exhibit at Hayden Library

    See your art and data displayed on the illuminated iGlobe.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT CEE, MIT EAPS, News | September 5, 2017

    Team Gathers Unprecedented Data on Atmosphere’s Organic Chemistry

    Colorado forest study provides clearest-ever picture of gases released into the atmosphere and how they change.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | September 1, 2017

    ClimateX: How Climate Puzzles of the Past Point us to the Future

    Paleoclimatologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, David McGee, speaks with ClimateX's Climate Conversations team about Earth's climate changes in the last half million years, our dependence upon climate stability and David’s role in Terrascope, a freshman learning community at MIT. Additionally, He explains how his team tracks historical changes in the Earth’s climate.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News, WHOI | August 28, 2017

    Strength of Global Stratospheric Circulation Measured for First Time

    Estimate will help gauge hang time of greenhouse gases, water vapor, and ozone in upper atmosphere.
  • MIT, News | August 15, 2017

    Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Events?

    It’s a challenge to attribute any one storm or heat wave to climate change, but scientists are getting closer. MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change Deputy Director C. Adam Schlosser comments in Smithsonian.com.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT CEE, News | August 2, 2017

    Deadly Heat Waves Could Hit South Asia This Century

    Without action, climate change could devastate a region home to one-fifth of humanity, study finds.
  • MIT, MIT EAPS, News | August 1, 2017

    Curiosity and Climate Science

    In a new video from ClimateX, MIT's Professor of Atmospheric Science Kerry Emanuel speaks about the origins of climate science and stresses the importance of climate science research, imploring talented students to get involved in what he considers to be an underpopulated field.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | July 31, 2017

    Underground Magma Pulse Triggered End-Permian Extinction

    Study ties specific interval during an extended period of volcanism to Earth’s most severe mass extinction.
  • MIT, MIT CEE, MIT EAPS, News | July 28, 2017

    Dara Entekhabi Awarded the 2018 David and Lucille Atlas Remote Sensing Prize

    For scientific and technical leadership in providing remote sensing data and in their use to address basic questions in hydrological science.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | July 25, 2017

    The Sticky Intertropical Convergence Zone

    Ocean circulation coupled to changes in trade winds efficiently damps ITCZ movement to transport heat across the equator.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | July 24, 2017

    Indian Monsoons Have Strengthened Over Past 15 Years

    A 50-year dry spell has reversed, with more rain to come.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | July 21, 2017

    Understanding Climate Change’s Ground Zero

    Study highlights need to improve modeling of carbon-rich Northern Eurasia
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | July 18, 2017

    Susan Solomon Honored for her Contributions to Atmospheric Science

    Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies Susan Solomon to receive the Royal Society’s 2018 Bakerian Medal and give the Bakerian Lecture.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | July 11, 2017

    Climate Change to Deplete Some US Water Basins, Reduce Irrigated Crop Yields

    By 2050, the Southwest will produce significantly less cotton and forage, researchers report.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 26, 2017

    Costa Christopoulos Wins the Christopher Goetze Prize for Undergraduate Research

    The award is given for innovative experimental design, care in data collection, and sensitive application of results to research problems.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 23, 2017

    Pauline Morrow Austin: Radar & Weather Maven

    Pauline Morrow Austin (PhD '42) joined MIT's Weather Radar Research Project at its inception in 1946 and went on to direct the project from 1956-1979. Her pioneering work to interpret weather radar echoes laid the foundation for modern radar meteorology.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 22, 2017

    Recognizing a Legacy of Citizenship and Devotion to MIT

    Michael McClellan Receives the 2017 Karl Taylor Compton Prize.
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