Reflections from the 2019 UN Climate Conference
MIT participants discuss their COP25 impressions and projects
From December 2 to 15, 2019, climate negotiators, high-level government officials, business leaders, and members of civil society from around the world gathered in Madrid, Spain, for the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference. MIT faculty, researchers, students, staff, and alumni working on climate solutions were among those in attendance. Here, some of the MIT attendees—including several first-time participants—share their takeaways from the conference and discuss projects they presented, as well as ideas for advancing climate action in the coming year.