Predicting the Impact of Climate Change on Severe Wintertime Particulate Pollution Events in Beijing Using Extreme Value Theory

February 16, 2019

Lead author Harvard College junior Drew Pendergrass, and co-authors of Harvard’s Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Lu L. Shen, Professor Daniel J. Jacob, and Loretta J. Mickley, published HGI-funded research in Geophysical Research Letters. The paper discusses developing a statistical model relating the probability of extreme pollution events in Beijing to local weather variables. The full paper is available at: