November 15, 2019
Inside ESI’s “Modelling Plastics in the Oceans” Workshop

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.


September 25, 2019
A Renewable Welcome

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.


September 18, 2019
Negotiating for the Future at SimPlanet

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.


September 12, 2019
Reaching climate solutions through negotiation

At ESI's “SimPlanet” event, students test-drive a new computer simulation to reveal outcomes of different policy decisions on climate change.


May 3, 2019
MIT podcast breaks down the facts on climate change

ESI's TILclimate (Today I Learned: Climate) podcast demystifies the science, technology, and policy surrounding climate change in 10-minute episodes.


May 1, 2019
Climate Night 2019

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.


April 30, 2018
What will we eat in the year 2050?

Climate Changed Symposium combines art and science to envision the global food system under climate change.


April 21, 2018
Earth Day Celebration 2018

Six MIT student groups and the ESI team gathered on the McDermott Dot for the third annual Environmental Solutions Initiative Earth Day Celebration.


January 19, 2018
Metro Lab Initiative Course 2018

MIT Metro Lab and the MIT ESI hold a peer-learning course revolving around the creation of the "Metropolitan Discipline."


January 17, 2018
Microfibers & microplastics: a brief summary

A workshop organized by ESI and MIT Office of Corporate Relations dives into the topic of microfibers and microplastics.


January 10, 2018
MIT conference seeks solutions for reconstruction in devastated Caribbean

The MIT Energy Initiative and ESI joined forces for a conference dedicated to reconstruction of the Caribbean.


November 20, 2017
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on defending science and moving forward on climate action

The Senator spoke on Nov. 20 about the money behind climate denial and how misinformation can be combated.

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