MIT engineers working with scientists in Kuwait have found that volcanic rocks can be used as a sustainable additive in concrete structures.
MIT researchers are hoping to turn heat from the sun into electricity that could potentially cool your house.
A new study raises the estimate of how many lives have been saved by EPA regulation of particulate air pollution.
A type of battery first invented nearly 50 years ago could catapult to the forefront of energy storage technologies, thanks to a new finding by MIT researchers.
MIT researchers attend UN Climate Change Conference, including two E&S Minor faculty members and ESI Director John Fernandez.
The MIT Energy Initiative and ESI joined forces for a conference dedicated to reconstruction of the Caribbean.
MIT convened 200 researchers, policymakers and civic leaders for a conference titled Together in Climate Action: Northeastern North America Policy Summit.
Two years after committing to a less carbon-intensive campus, MIT has plans in place to meet campus greenhouse gas reduction goals by 2030.
ESI Seed Grant recipient Elsa Olivetti is using AI to deduce new, more sustainable "recipes" for materials.
ESI curriculum grant winner David Hsu studies the most efficient paths for cities to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Johan Rockström joined ESI for a People & the Planet lecture on "a framework for preserving Earth's resilience."
ESI seed grant recipients Lily Baum Pollans and Eran Ben-Joseph published a study on food scrap recycling programs in the U.S.