September 21, 2022
Three questions on teaching environmental justice with Chris Rabe

An introduction to our new Postdoctoral Associate in Environmental and Sustainability Education, and the projects he will undertake with the MIT undergraduate curriculum.


June 3, 2022
Biodiversity and Cities Summer Fellows

Jimena Muzio, MCP ’23, and Daniela Castillo, MCP ’23, will join the ESI as Biodiversity and Cities Summer Fellows.


May 5, 2022
Student Sustainability Journeys: Eli Brooks

Eli Brooks 22' shares his academic journey through the E&S Minor.


March 10, 2022
Three Questions on Environmental Education with Sylvia Scharf

Sylvia Scharf, ESI's Climate Education Specialist, shares her experiences and thoughts on environmental education in our latest "Three Questions" feature.


September 2, 2021
Climate and sustainability classes expand at MIT

MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.


May 20, 2021
ESI and the MIT Climate Action Plan

As MIT reveals its new Plan for Action on Climate Change, the time is right for us to take stock of what we have accomplished on this greatest of all environmental and social challenges, and how we have positioned ourselves to do more.


April 23, 2021
From entrepreneur to climate policy advocate

With the ESI Rapid Response Group, rising senior Kiara Wahnschafft has used MIT climate research to write briefs for Massachusetts and federal policymakers.


April 8, 2021
To advance climate action, MIT seeks partnerships beyond industry

Engagement with political, community leaders must be a key part of forthcoming climate action plan, MIT climate leaders say at Climate Engagement Forum.


February 18, 2021
Student Sustainability Journeys: Alejandro Diaz

Alejandro Diaz '20 met sustainability-oriented classmates through his interest in backpacking and rock climbing. Their influence led him to connect his electrical engineering degree to environmental challenges.


December 11, 2020
Student Sustainability Journeys: Rebecca Grekin

Rebecca Grekin '19 struggled to find job opportunities that matched her passion for sustainability—so she worked to give future MIT students easier access to environmental career paths.


November 10, 2020
Environmental Solutions Initiative puts sustainability front and center at the MIT career fair

A new online tool lets students track key metrics on employers’ carbon footprints and encourages more engagement on sustainability issues.


October 26, 2020
Student Sustainability Journeys: Tessa Weiss

Tessa Weiss '20 came to MIT expecting to work in clean energy, but her engagement with climate issues pushed her in a new direction.

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