A groundbreaking study led by Professor Fiona Burlig, Deputy Director for the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC India) and an assistant professor at the Harris School of Public Policy, and her team, explores the impact of accurate long-range forecasts on developing-country agriculture, specifically focusing on the onset of the Indian Summer Monsoon.

Areas of Focus: Climate Change
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Climate Change
Climate change is an urgent global challenge. EPIC research is helping to assess its impacts, quantify its costs, and identify an efficient set of policies to reduce emissions and adapt...
Climate Science
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Climate Science
EPIC’s interdisciplinary team of researchers is contributing to a cross-cutting body of knowledge on the scientific causes of climate change and its social consequences.
EPIC-India
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EPIC-India
As the world’s fastest-growing carbon emitter and second most-polluted country, India is central to the global energy challenge. EPIC’s robust team in India works hand-in-hand with government leaders to implement...