Inventing a sustainable future.

The Environmental Solutions Initiative mobilizes the substantial scientific, engineering, policy, and design capacity of MIT to create solutions to today’s environmental challenges through diverse activities in education, research, and convening.

NEW 2018 Agenda

Take a look at how ESI is pursuing our mission through research, education, and convening in the updated agenda.

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Peruse our articles, featuring groundbreaking research, MIT events, environmental updates, & more from ESI.

A LANDSCAPE VIEW OF ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY AT MIT

Click on the map above to explore the full range of environment and sustainability efforts happening at MIT.

Read the monthly Director’s Note from John E. Fernández.

NEWS

ESI-affiliated faculty John Sterman shares collaborative research in a New York Times op-ed piece, Pruitt Is Wrong on Burning Forests for Energy.

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