Saudi Arabia faces increased heat, humidity, precipitation extremes by mid-century

High-resolution climate projections could enable a robust adaptation and resilience response.

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
Oct. 29, 2020 ~4 min

Why the Mediterranean is a climate change hotspot

MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines predicted by many models.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 17, 2020 ~7 min

How to make a book last for millennia

Study of Dead Sea Scroll sheds light on a lost ancient parchment-making technology.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 6, 2019 ~9 min

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage

When the Hajj comes in summertime, in some years it may not be safe for participants to remain outdoors.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 22, 2019 ~6 min

Oil and water: Studying pressing environmental dilemmas in the Middle East

Visiting Assistant Professor Maryam Rashed Alshehhi models a region with freshwater shortages, oil spills, and frequent dust storms.

Kelsey Tsipis | EAPS • mit
Dec. 26, 2018 ~8 min

Oil and water: Studying the Persian Gulf's most pressing environmental dilemmas

Visiting Assistant Professor Maryam Rashed Alshehhi models a region with freshwater shortages, oil spills, and frequent dust storms.

Kelsey Tsipis | EAPS • mit
Dec. 26, 2018 ~9 min

A forum on the future of the Nile River | MIT News

International workshop proposes future directions for long-standing conflict.

Stephanie M. McPherson | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
May 4, 2018 ~9 min

New program from MIT offers refugees a career boost | MIT News

ReACT will award credentials in computer and data science through online and in-person instruction.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 23, 2018 ~5 min

Street signs | MIT News

Study shows how seriously investors took the possibility of a democratic revolution during Egypt’s Arab Spring.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 19, 2017 ~8 min

Tackling complex Middle East statehood issues | MIT News

Bustani Middle East Seminar lectures by Leila Farsakh and Peter Krause PhD '11 take a close look at nationalist movements in Israel, Palestine, and Algeria.

Dain Goding | Center for International Studies • mit
Nov. 16, 2017 ~3 min

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