June 3, 2022
Biodiversity and Cities Summer Fellows

Jimena Muzio, MCP ’23, and Daniela Castillo, MCP ’23, will join the ESI as Biodiversity and Cities Summer Fellows.

April 15, 2022
4.s23 Biodiversity and Cities: a Perspective for Colombian Cities Trip

ESI, in collaboration with the Vice-Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, Nicolás Galarza Sánchez, and supported by MIT Latin American Office conducted a week-long fieldwork in Bogotá and Quibdó for the class “Biodiversity and Cities: a Perspective for Colombian Cities”.

March 10, 2022
Three Questions on Environmental Education with Sylvia Scharf

Sylvia Scharf, ESI's Climate Education Specialist, shares her experiences and thoughts on environmental education in our latest "Three Questions" feature.

January 12, 2022
Three Questions on Energy Justice with Yiran He

An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in energy justice and transitions.

December 2, 2021
Scientists and musicians tackle climate change together

ESI hosted a discussion at MIT exploring ways the music industry can help in the battle to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

October 8, 2021
Three questions on cities and climate change with Norhan Bayomi

An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in cities and climate change.

September 30, 2021
Mining, water resources and community relations

The MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative (ESI) has released a new white paper detailing recent research on conflict over water in regions affected by both and climate change and mining.

September 30, 2021
Minería, recursos hídricos y relaciones comunitarias

La Iniciativa de Soluciones Ambientales del MIT anunció un libro blanco nuevo que detalla una investigación reciente sobre conflicto hídrico en regiones afectadas tanto por el cambio climático como la minería.

September 30, 2021
Covering local climate stories

To connect climate science with local priorities, ESI launched the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative Journalism Fellowship in April 2021, supporting new reporting on climate change by local journalists across the U.S. Image credit: Cloganese via Flickr

August 19, 2021
Advancing Land Rights in Colombia

A new ESI white paper examines Colombia's groundbreaking Law 70, a measure for both racial justice and biodiversity conservation that offered collective title to Afro-Colombian lands.

July 9, 2021
Three questions on mining and the environment with Scott Odell

An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in the Metals, Minerals & the Environment Program.

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.

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