ESI partnered with Prof. Kerry Emanuel and the MIT Office of the Vice President for Research to create an online climate primer with a clear story and loads of interactive bonus material.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, ESI Director John Fernandez addresses public trust in science and how deep and active engagement with scientific knowledge can save us from our intertwined crises.
MITASC member Tessa Weiss went to the 2019 Net Impact Conference and was exposed for the first time to sustainability directors driving change from within companies.
A November conference at MIT brought together world experts in theoretical and numerical modelling to consider the problem of microplastic pollution.
MITASC member Kelly Wu shares her thoughts on translating her values into real-world change after attending the 2019 Net Impact Conference in Detroit.
ESI's Sarah Meyers shares her experience of attending the U.N.'s headline climate change negotiations for the first time.
The student-moderated panel "Overcoming Challenges of Climate Policy" covered street protests, campus campaigns, voter mobilization, lobbying and more.
An ESI project using drones to monitor climate risks in the Colombian Amazon will receive a seed grant from the Global Environment Facility, while providing data to direct micro-financing loans to local businesses conserving the rainforest.
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.