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What We Know About Climate Change

The science is clear: the Earth’s climate is changing faster today than ever before in the history of our species – and human actions are the main reason why. If global warming goes on unchecked, we leave ourselves open to severe risks. Read More

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What Can Be Done About Climate Change

The world needs to soon level off – and then decrease – the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Great progress can be made with the technologies we have today. But to take on the hardest challenges in addressing climate change, we urgently need new solutions. Read More

Today I Learned: Climate Podcast

Get smart quickly on climate change. This MIT podcast breaks down the science, technologies, and policies behind climate change, how it’s impacting us, and what our society can do about it. Each quick episode gives you the what, why, and how on climate change — from real scientists — to help us all make informed decisions for our future.  See all episodes

"What We Know" and "What Can Be Done" illustrations by Rick Pinchera.