MIT China Summit: Maria Zuber

Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research, MIT discusses how climate change is affecting the world — from Boston to the North China Plain — and gives an update on technologies that are being developed at MIT and in China to mitigate the effects of global warming.

Global Challenges. Global Solutions.
Addressing the world’s most urgent challenges requires the best minds working together in the search for bold and creative solutions. The universities of the 21st century must be leaders in solving global problems. This session provides a close look at new research in several critical areas, including climate change mitigation, food safety, and the design of sustainable, resilient urban communities. Learn how MIT and China are leading the way to a safer, healthier and more equitable world for all.

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In This Story: Climate Change

Climate Change is the name commonly given to the notion that the Earth is undergoing a changing climate as a result of human activity, including notable leaders, scientists and naturalists including Sir David Attenborough.

Climate change includes both the global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases, and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.

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