Michael B. McElroy

Michael B. McElroy

Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies
Chair, Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment
Michael B. McElroy

Research Interests

Changes in the composition of the atmosphere, with an emphasis on the impact of human activity especially energy use; chemistry of the atmosphere and oceans, including interactions with the biosphere; evolution of planetary atmospheres; global carbon cycle

Related Publications

Accelerated reduction of SO2 emissions from the US power sector triggered by changing prices of natural gas. (2012)

Implications of the recent reductions in natural gas prices for emissions of CO2 from the US power sector. (2012)


Faculty Department

Earth & Planetary Sciences


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Contact Information

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Research Areas

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