Each year, the entire ESI team undertakes a review of our Principles of Conduct and Engagement. Here are the most important changes in 2021.
An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in cities and climate change.
The MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative (ESI) has released a new white paper detailing recent research on conflict over water in regions affected by both and climate change and mining.
La Iniciativa de Soluciones Ambientales del MIT anunció un libro blanco nuevo que detalla una investigación reciente sobre conflicto hídrico en regiones afectadas tanto por el cambio climático como la minería.
To connect climate science with local priorities, ESI launched the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative Journalism Fellowship in April 2021, supporting new reporting on climate change by local journalists across the U.S. Image credit: Cloganese via Flickr
MIT offers over 120 undergraduate classes related to sustainability, a sign of growing student and faculty interest in the environmental impacts of their fields.
A new ESI white paper examines Colombia's groundbreaking Law 70, a measure for both racial justice and biodiversity conservation that offered collective title to Afro-Colombian lands.
ESI's John Fernández and Harvey Michaels reflect on the latest comprehensive report from the IPCC on the science of climate change and projections for the future.
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.
An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in environment and sustainability education.
Victoria Preston, a 2021 Martin Fellow for Sustainability, programs robots to collect environmental data in waterways.
An introduction to our post-doctoral associate in the Metals, Minerals & the Environment Program.