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  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 23, 2017

    Happy 100th Birthday to the Father of Chaos

    Today, May 23rd, Edward N. Lorenz, longtime professor of meteorology at MIT, would have turned 100. Widely recognized as the father of the modern theory of chaos, he profoundly altered the way we view the natural world.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | May 22, 2017

    2017 EAPS Student Awards

    A roll-call of this year's Excellence in Teaching, Crosby, and Goetze Award recipients presented at the May 19th Student Recognition Dinner.
  • Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, News | May 15, 2017

    Tackling Air Pollution in China

    How combining climate policy and vehicle emissions standards could pack a one-two punch
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 15, 2017

    Varied Increases in Extreme Rainfall with Global Warming

    Intensification of extreme rainfall varies from region to region, study shows.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 14, 2017

    Noelle Selin Awarded Tenure

    Congratulations to Noelle Selin, EAPS and IDSS professor and PAOC member, for her promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure by the Executive Committee of the Corporation.
  • MIT, News, WHOI | April 28, 2017

    Exploring our Oceans: The Cross-talk between Marine Life and Climate Change

    Harvard's SIT'N Listen Podcast speaks with MIT and WHOI graduate students Gabriela Farfan and Hanny Rivera about how studying oceans and marine biodiversity can help us better understand and combat climate change.
  • MIT, MIT News, News | April 27, 2017

    Earth Observing–1 Satellite is Retired, Leaving a Legacy of Spectacular Imagery

    Advanced Land Imager instrument developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory helped NASA mission exceed expectations.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, News | April 27, 2017

    3Q: Refocusing Climate Research in a New Era

    A new perspective from climate researchers argues that there are three key questions that should frame future climate research.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 26, 2017

    Leshner Leadership Fellow Noelle Selin Catalyzes Dialogue with Public, Policymakers

    MIT researcher helps bring scientific evidence into public decision-making
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, MIT EAPS, MIT News, News | April 26, 2017

    Correcting the Records

    Climate data analyst Thomas Karl describes global temperature and precipitation measurement and interpretation in the 16th Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT CEE, MIT News, News | April 24, 2017

    Nile Faces Greater Variability

    Climate change could lead to overall increase in river flow, but more droughts and floods, study shows.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | April 18, 2017

    MIT Quarter Century Club Welcomes New Members for 2017

    Class includes 99 new members from both the Cambridge campus and Lincoln Laboratory among them are Michael Follows, Lodovica Illari, and John Marshall.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | April 12, 2017

    Kerry Emanuel Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Kerry A. Emanuel, the EAPS Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Co-Director of the Lorenz Center, joins the ranks of some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders in the academy.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | April 11, 2017

    Environmentalist and Explorer

    Senior Elizabeth Rider uses atmospheric chemistry research to create international connections.
  • Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, News | April 7, 2017

    ES&T’S BEST PAPERS OF 2016

    Selin’s “Costs of IQ Loss from Leaded Aviation Gasoline Emissions” takes Top Paper in Environmental Policy.
  • Featured Stories, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, News | March 28, 2017

    The Future of Forests Under Climate Change

    Study projects vast regional differences in forest productivity, migration and wildfire impacts
  • MIT, News | March 24, 2017

    How Climate Change Covered China in Smog

    Air quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia. Associate Professor Noelle Selin comments on how local weather can influence global air pollution in The Atlantic.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | March 24, 2017

    Storied Women of MIT: Pauline Morrow Austin

    Storied Women of MIT is a series of 60-second historical profiles of MIT students, researchers, and staff that demonstrates the role of women at the Institute from its founding to today.
  • MIT, News | March 21, 2017

    Volcanic Eruption Expanded Ozone Hole to Record Size

    New research supports previous MIT findings that a volcanic eruption expanded Antarctica's ozone hole in 2015.
  • MIT, News | March 20, 2017

    Standing Out in Earth and Planetary Sciences

    MIT students and postdocs receive recognition for their outstanding presentations and posters at the 49th Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
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