September 13, 2018
Letter from the Director: September 2018

John Fernández welcomes the new class of MIT undergraduates and provides updates on ESI's seed grants program and Environment & Sustainability Minor.


June 1, 2018
Letter from the Director: June 2018

John Fernández addresses a period of transition for ESI, with new hires and new program areas.


April 16, 2018
Letter from the Director: April 2018

John Fernández introduces four new program areas for concerted ESI research efforts.


February 1, 2018
Letter from the Director: February 2018

John Fernández shares the long view of ESI's international partnerships.


December 1, 2017
Letter from the Director: December 2017

A brief note from John Fernández with more news to come.


November 9, 2017
Letter from the Director: November 2017

John Fernández reports from the annual UN Conference of the Parties on climate change in Bonn, Germany.


September 1, 2017
Letter from the Director: September 2017

John Fernández previews ESI's headline People & the Planet lectures for the new academic year.


April 1, 2017
Letter from the Director: April 2017

John Fernández celebrates three years of accomplishments at ESI and notes how much work is still to come.


March 18, 2017
Letter from the Director: March 2017

John Fernández proudly introduces MIT's new Minor in Environment & Sustainability.


February 1, 2017
Letter from the Director: February 2017

John Fernández confronts an era of change for environmental action in the U.S.


May 16, 2016
Letter from the Director: May 2016

John Fernández spells out the mission of the Environmental Solutions Initiative.