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  • 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.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT CEE, MIT News, News | June 12, 2017

    Peatlands, Already Dwindling, Could Face Further Losses

    Climate change could damage the fragile zones, causing major carbon emissions.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 8, 2017

    Congratulations to the EAPS Class of 2017 Climate Scientists

    Degrees awarded during the 2016/2017 academic year are conferred in September, February and June. By EAPS Education Office Doctoral Degrees September 2016 Name Thesis Field Advisor Thesis Title Alice E. Alpert* Paleoceanography Anne Cohen, Glenn Gaetani, Delia Oppo Little Ice Age Climate in the Western Tropical Atlantic Inferred from Coral Geochemical Proxies Daniel E. Amrhein* … Continue reading Congratulations to the EAPS Class of 2017 Climate Scientists
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | June 5, 2017

    Measuring Biological Dust in the Wind

    A new technique developed in MIT's Cziczo Lab may be the most accurate way of identifying biological aerosols from mineral dust in the atmosphere, constraining their contribution to cloud formation and climate change.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | June 2, 2017

    Letter Regarding US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

    The following email was sent today to the MIT community by President L. Rafael Reif.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT News, News | June 2, 2017

    MIT Issues Statement Regarding Research on Paris Agreement

    MIT issued the following statement on Thursday, June 1 2017 in response to a set of talking points circulated in support of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 31, 2017

    A Genomic Take on Geobiology

    Researchers in Greg Fournier’s Geobiology Lab are seeking to calibrate the ancient history of life on Earth using the ultra youthful tool of genomic analysis.
  • Featured Stories, MIT, MIT EAPS, News | May 30, 2017

    An Ocean of Curiosity

    MIT oceanographers explore Earth’s seas with the Boston community for the 2017 Cambridge Science Festival at the MIT Museum.
  • 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.
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