In open letter, 375 National Academy of Sciences members warn against opting out of Paris Agreement.
Aerosol emissions would slow warming but suppress rainfall.
Combining gasification with fuel-cell technology could boost efficiency of coal-powered plants.
MIT professor sees coal use peaking within next decade and emissions dropping soon after.
In a recent talk at MIT, David Konisky PhD '06 explains that the term "global warming" leaves many Americans cold.
MIT graduate student studies how a new U.N. treaty could affect mercury emissions from coal power plants in Asia.