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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Greenhouse Gambling

Air Date: Week of May 24, 2013

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John Reilly and the MIT Greenhouse Gamble. (Photo: Steve Curwood)

Cutting emissions might not keep the planet from heating up, but it would increase our odds of seeing less extreme temperature increases by the end of the century. MIT climate change researchers have worked those odds into a roulette wheel. Economist John Reilly let’s host Steve Curwood give it a spin to see what luck-- and different emissions paths-- might mean for our planet and its residents.

Transcript

Transcript forthcoming.

 

Links

Check out the website from the MIT Joint Program on Science and the Policy of Climate Change

 

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