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.

August 1, 2017
How ESI plans its Earth Day events

Asana spoke to ESI's Hannah Loomis about her planning process for the Initiative's interconnected Earth Day events.

August 1, 2017
Hackathon for Climate 2017

ESI and Conservation International joined forces at the Hackathon for Climate to create new digital solutions that reduce emissions or improve climate resilience.

August 1, 2017
The effects of huge, undersea waves run deep

ESI seed grant recipient Pierre Lermusiaux is studying the effects of deep sea waves on oceanic infrastructure.

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