A Defining Moment and a Unique Capacity.

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.

NEWS

August 17 MIT News article on food-waste recycling project, funded by an ESI research seed grant.

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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.

SAVE THE DATE!

ESI’s welcome back party is scheduled for Thursday, September 7th from 4 – 6pm at the Kresge BBQ pits. We’ll once again feature games by Knucklebones and ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s. Plan to join us!

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Fall lunch seminar series starts Sep. 21

MIT faculty and grad students are invited to join ESI’s informal discussion series on emerging topics in environmental research and education.

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Interview from Student Perspectives video series

In addition to funding research seed grants, ESI funds about 10 PhD students each year whose research is focused on sustainability.

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