Center for Global Change Science

Founding Year: 1990

Staff: 26


Ronald Prinn (Director)

Builds on existing programs of research and education in the Schools of Science and Engineering at MIT, in order to better understand the natural mechanisms underlying the ocean, atmosphere and land systems that together control the Earth’s climate. CGCS combines theory with observations and computer models by undertaking large interdisciplinary initiatives in order to better understand, predict, and respond to environmental changes especially over the next century. The Center places a high priority on conveying its findings to a broad range of audiences through many channels, including talks and presentations, educational classes and events, and news outlets.





Center for Global Change Science contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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