“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
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EAPS graduate student Meghana Ranganathan zooms into the microstructure of ice streams to better understand the impacts of climate change.
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MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines predicted by many models.
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Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”
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MIT’s vice president for research identifies three areas that show particular promise for climate action.
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Recovering and safely destroying the sources of these chemicals could speed ozone recovery and reduce climate change.
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
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Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically.
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When the Hajj comes in summertime, in some years it may not be safe for participants to remain outdoors.
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MIT research finds health savings from cleaner air exceed policy costs.
Aug. 14, 2019 • ~5 min
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