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A series of drone test flights and community events in Mocoa, Colombia, have pushed to the next phase a project by ESI and partners to monitor the city and surrounding forest for climate change-related landslide risks.
In collaboration with ESI, PhD student Alexis Hocken is working with manufacturers to keep their products from literally falling through the cracks in the recycling process.
The Environmental Solutions Initiative launched the MIT-ESI Climate Justice Program at an afternoon workshop with MIT faculty and staff.
The event united MIT, Universidade Positivo, and scientists across Latin America around a framework for socially beneficial climate action and biodiversity conservation in carbon-rich ecosystems.
The Afro-Interamerican Forum on Climate Change (AIFCC), in collaboration with ESI, convened leaders from around the Americas and the world at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
The MIT Conference on Mining, Environment, and Society convened academics, industry, government officials and NGOs to discuss the environmental and social challenges of supplying the materials for solar, batteries, the electric grid and more.
Introducing our two new team members who are working to create and deploy climate engagement experiences at music festivals.
The Environmental Solutions Initiative celebrated the first year of the Afro-Interamerican Forum on Climate Change (AIFCC) at the Colombian Embassy in Washington, DC, this October 12.
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.
An introduction to our new Postdoctoral Associate in Environmental and Sustainability Education, and the projects he will undertake with the MIT undergraduate curriculum.
ESI's ECO-LENS project will equip two cities in the Colombian rainforest with new AI tools for mapping their green spaces and undertaking sustainable urban planning.
An introduction to our newest postdoctoral associate exploring new partnerships for climate justice.