April 11, 2018
Achieving water affordability in America’s shrinking cities

Lawrence Susskind and Gabriella Carolini’s ESI Seed Grant funds research into water affordability in American cities.


April 11, 2018
Metals, minerals and the race to 2050

Governments around the world are preparing to implement their 2050 emissions reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement


August 17, 2017
For food-waste recycling, policy is key

ESI seed grant recipients Lily Baum Pollans and Eran Ben-Joseph published a study on food scrap recycling programs in the U.S.


August 14, 2017
Envisioning the future of metal and mineral production

MIT researchers team up with leaders from the metals and minerals industry to envision a more sustainable future.


August 1, 2017
The effects of huge, undersea waves run deep

ESI seed grant recipient Pierre Lermusiaux is studying the effects of deep sea waves on oceanic infrastructure.


June 12, 2017
Peatlands, already dwindling, could face further losses

ESI seed grant recipient Charles Harvey has been studying one of the world's last undisturbed tropical peat forests on the island of Borneo.