This summer, the newly-formed ESI Rapid Response Group produced state of the art synopses, fact sheets, talking points, research agendas, Op-Eds, panel discussions, information pieces and more.
Members of Wyoming’s government and public university met with MIT researchers to discuss climate-friendly economic growth.
ESI collaborated with multinational mining company Vale to bring sustainability education to young engineering professionals in Brazil.
ESI partnered with Prof. Kerry Emanuel and the MIT Office of the Vice President for Research to create an online climate primer with a clear story and loads of interactive bonus material.
A November conference at MIT brought together world experts in theoretical and numerical modelling to consider the problem of microplastic pollution.
The student-moderated panel "Overcoming Challenges of Climate Policy" covered street protests, campus campaigns, voter mobilization, lobbying and more.
The ESI Plastics and the Environment Program convened a workshop of modellers and field researchers at MIT to discuss the behavior of plastic pollution in oceans and waterways.
ESI was part of a joint effort to distribute hundreds of reusable water bottles to new students at MIT orientation, while educating them about water issues.
Resident science writer Rachel Fritts sits down at SimPlanet to learn what mix of policies can keep climate change within livable limits - and what interests might stand in the way.
At ESI's “SimPlanet” event, students test-drive a new computer simulation to reveal outcomes of different policy decisions on climate change.
ESI's TILclimate (Today I Learned: Climate) podcast demystifies the science, technology, and policy surrounding climate change in 10-minute episodes.
ESI hosted MIT's first Climate Night, bringing VP for Research Maria Zuber to the stage to discuss how the Institute is reaching outside its walls on climate issues.