What can we do now to avert the worst climate impacts?
The Hill · August 18, 2021
Sergey Paltsev (MITEI, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change) examines the findings of the most recent IPCC report on climate change, underscoring the need to take more aggressive action to cut carbon emissions.
Climate change has reached an unprecedented level, with little time to act, a stark new UN report finds
The Boston Globe · August 9, 2021
A new landmark report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows how humanity’s burning of fossil fuels is driving changes to the planet’s climate unseen for thousands—if not hundreds of thousands—of years. Sergey Paltsev (MITEI, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change), the lead author of a past IPCC report says, “the reality this report presents is alarming.”
Are electric cars ‘green’? The answer is yes, but it’s complicated
CNBC · July 26, 2021
Sergey Paltsev (MITEI, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change) discusses the total lifetime emissions associated with electric vehicles and how infrastructure must change to make them an even more environmentally friendly option.