A new study from AGAGE investigators Matt Rigby, Ron Prinn, Diane Ivy and others suggests, without additional limits on their use, synthetic green house gases introduced to replace ozone depleting...read more
Oceans at MIT attended MIT Water Night 2014 to report on some of the (salty water!) highlights, including nano-technological desalination of seawater, innovative wetland conservation, and ocean carbon cycle research.
David Malakoff for Science NOW (reposted with permission)
About 1000 meters down in a remote part of the Atlantic Ocean sits an unusual legacy of humanity’s love affair with the automobile. It’s a huge mass of seawater infused with traces of the toxic metal lead, a...read more
Alli Gold Roberts for MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
By the late 1990s, scientists had observed more than two decades of rapid global warming, and expected the warming trend to continue. Instead, despite continuing increases in greenhouse gas emissions, the Earth’s surface temperatures...read more
The Global Young Academy (GYA) is an international group of two hundred young (up to ten years post PhD) scientists selected based on research excellence and commitment to impact. Through GYA, members are linked to the senior...read more