News

April
24
2014
Yesterday, Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda, toured the laboratory of Prof. Ronald Prinn, who leads the Rwanda-MIT climate-change observatory in the works.
April
14
2014
MIT researchers find that the extremes in Antarctic ozone holes have not been matched in the Arctic.
April
7
2014
A new study from AGAGE investigators suggests, without additional limits, synthetic green house gases introduced to replace ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons could result in increased warming.
March
30
2014
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.
March
27
2014
The Fraser River in western Canada runs deep with clues to Earth's mountains and climate
March
5
2014
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 pollutant once widely emitted by cars burning leaded gasoline.
February
24
2014
Researchers find models must account for volcanic eruptions to accurately predict climate change.
February
13
2014
IAP course explored the science, economics, and policy of climate change.
January
28
2014
Faculty Award: PAOC congratulations to Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry Noelle Selin for her appointment to the Global Young Academy
January
21
2014
12.340x focuses on teaching students academic rigor, not rhetoric.