How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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Online panel discussion hosted by MIT explores best practices for mitigating climate-related risk.
April 16, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: finance sustainability climate-change environment climate industry policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases emissions research special-events-and-guest-speakers sloan-school-of-management mit-energy-initiative joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change oil-and-gas
Study tracks pollution from state to state in the 48 contiguous United States.
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MIT researchers review renewable energy and carbon pricing policies as states consider repealing or relaxing renewable portfolio standards.
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A new study looks at how the global energy mix could change over the next 20 years.
Jan. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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Substituting lumber for materials such as cement and steel could cut building emissions and costs.
Dec. 11, 2019 • ~4 min
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Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.
Tags: cities sustainability energy china policy infrastructure electric-vehicles emissions research autonomous-vehicles automobiles mit-energy-initiative-mitei alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change oil-and-gas
New research looks at how environmental taxes can work for everyone, in Spain and beyond.
Sept. 25, 2019 • ~4 min
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MIT research finds health savings from cleaner air exceed policy costs.
Aug. 14, 2019 • ~5 min
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New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
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