Prof. Tom Peacock, who received an ESI seed grant to model the effects of deep-sea mining on ocean ecosystems, has now assembled an international team for the first real-world experiment.
ESI Seed Grant recipient Charles Harvey is part of a team that used novel satellite data to reveal the true extent of peatland loss in Malaysia and Indonesia, with robust estimates of just how much CO2 is entering the atmosphere as a result.
ESI seed grant recipient Jessika Trancik digs into the difficult-to-quantify role of methane as a greenhouse gas.
ESI seed grant recipient Elsa Olivetti combs through the waste products of heavy industry to find novel building materials.
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.
2019 Martin Fellow Peter Godart is developing a system that would use aluminum debris to desalinate water while also generating energy in the wake of natural disasters.
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.
As machine learning expands into climate modeling, EAPS Associate Professor Paul O’Gorman answers what that looks like and why it's important now.
Lawrence Susskind and Gabriella Carolini’s ESI Seed Grant funds research into water affordability in American cities.
Governments around the world are preparing to implement their 2050 emissions reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement
ESI seed grant recipients Lily Baum Pollans and Eran Ben-Joseph published a study on food scrap recycling programs in the U.S.
MIT researchers team up with leaders from the metals and minerals industry to envision a more sustainable future.