Mining materials from the sea floor could help secure a low-carbon future, but before this becomes a big business, ESI seed grant recipient Tom Peacock is racing to understand the environmental effects.
New polymer chemistry from the lab of Jeremiah Johnson, partly funded through ESI's Plastics and the Environment Program, could be an alternative to some industrial plastics.
Panelists at the first MIT climate symposium, on "progress in climate science," described the state of knowledge in climate science and stressed the urgent need for action.
PhD student Norhan Bayomi uses drones to investigate how building construction impacts communities’ resilience to rising temperatures.
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.
As machine learning expands into climate modeling, EAPS Associate Professor Paul O’Gorman answers what that looks like and why it's important now.
New insights gained by MIT scientists into the role of water vapor may help researchers predict how the planet will respond to warming.
Climate Changed Symposium combines art and science to envision the global food system under climate change.
MIT researchers develop a system that harvests drinkable water out of desert air. The device was recently successfully field tested in Tempe, Arizona.
MIT Sloan School of Management is launching a pilot program to purchase carbon offsets for study tours during spring break 2018.