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The ESI's Marcela Angel and Angelica Mayolo made meaningful contributions at COP28.
At a Climate Art Night, researchers of the ESI’s Climate Machine sought to examine people's relationship with and attitudes towards the environment, and determine how those results could be used to inform design for pro-environmental behaviors.
At the Packaging Recycling Summit, MIT’s Alexis Hocken shared an innovative cyclone-like screening process that would allow for small-format plastics to be recycled.
By incorporating climate into the traditional Energy Night, researchers like the ESI's Rob Fetell were able to present their environmentally-focused findings.
The ESI's Rapid Response Group (RRG) students presented their summer research projects that tackled urgent environmental issues facing the world today.
From September 17-24, four members of the ESI — Marcela Angel, Angelica Mayolo, Jimena Muzio, and John E. Fernandez — attended Climate Week NYC.
The MIT Climate Machine and a research group of five undergraduate students deployed an innovative climate engagement program during Group Therapy Weekender, the electronic music festival at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington state.
An Afro InterAmerican Forum on Climate Change event in New York City focused on the pressing socio-ecological challenges faced by Afro-descendant communities that serve as historic environmental stewards across the Americas.
As ESI prepares for deeper engagement with the Indigenous-led non-profit Se'Si'Le, team members traveled to the San Juan Islands to the site of a planned immersive art experience.
ESI Research Program Director Marcela Angel has built an international program in natural climate solutions, with a focus on climate adaptation, urban planning and biodiversity in her home country of Colombia.
A variety of recent events, several hosted or co-hosted by ESI, highlighted efforts by MIT faculty, staff, and students to make a difference today.
Azania, a master's student in the MIT Department of Architecture, reflects on her field experience in the ESI-created course Biodiversity and Cities: A Perspective in Colombian Cities.