October 11, 2022
Get to know Marcela Angel, ESI’s Research Director for Natural Climate Solutions

Marcela speaks to Kyanite Partners about her childhood in Bogotá and her projects at the intersections of computing, urban planning, natural climate solutions and environmental justice.


February 1, 2022
Environmental Equity and Racial Justice

ESI’s Luis Gilberto Murillo and Marcela Angel Lalinde have published an essay in Sur, an international journal of human rights issues in the Global South, laying out the opportunities for Afro-descendant communities in the Americas to contribute to climate solutions in ways that also address social, economic and racial injustices.


January 4, 2022
Who is leading the fight for inclusion in the climate change debate? (Spanish-language)

ESI's Marcela Angel spoke to Forbes Colombia about our natural climate solutions program, which works with afro-descendant communities in Latin America to co-produce climate adaptation and mitigation solutions.


July 1, 2021
ESI and Minciencias sign memorandum of understanding

The collaboration with Colombia's Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation will center on sustainable economic activity within biodiverse regions.


June 3, 2021
Climate, security, and racial justice: Biden’s opportunity to advance U.S. Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

In this op ed, ESI's Luis Gilberto Murillo and Caroline White-Nockleby argue for U.S. backing for collective land titling for indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in Latin America, to advance both regional goals and America's climate agenda.


April 29, 2021
Low-Carbon, Locally

ESI's Here and Real program connects MIT climate research to communities.


March 17, 2021
A “just transition” from coal mining must think about community services, not just jobs

Caroline White-Nockleby, lead author of an ESI white paper on the tax structure of a Pennsylvania coal county, talks to Pittsburgh's NPR radio station WESA.


January 14, 2021
The Curious Case of Engineering Schools and Sustainable Investing

The ESI Rapid Response Group is investigating how university endowments can and should approach climate issues.


January 21, 2020
Modelling marine microplastics: international workshop explores new challenges

A November conference at MIT brought together world experts in theoretical and numerical modelling to consider the problem of microplastic pollution.


November 20, 2019
One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Climate Facts

The New York Times Climate Fwd: newsletter listed our podcast, TILclimate, as one of ten resources to "refresh your understanding of our warming planet" this Thanksgiving holiday.


January 31, 2019
Think big, Mr. President, for a rebuilt US — and let others think with you

ESI Director John Fernández writes an open letter to President Trump in the Boston Globe.


December 4, 2017
ClimateX Podcast

The MIT ClimateX podcast speaks with ESI Director John Fernández at the MIT Together in Climate Action Summit.

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