Researchers affiliated with the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change are rethinking how we measure carbon emissions.
The blueprint of a city's arrangement determines how heat builds up in the area. In a project supported by the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub, Researchers found that "crystalline" structured cities build up less heat than traditional grid-like cities.
Julie Newman and Tim Gutowski have teamed up to offer a new class tackling the carbon issue on campus head-on.
A team at MIT has come up with a novel way to convert temperature fluctuations into electrical power.
MIT researchers have built a new chip, hardwired for public-key encryption, that consumes 1/400 as much power as software execution of the same protocols.
MIT and Dartmouth researchers report an increase in corn and soybean production in the Midwest that may have led to cooler, wetter summers there.
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.