There is an urgent need for investment, policy, and technological innovations in natural carbon sequestration and the local communities who can protect and enhance carbon-storing ecosystems.
With the ESI Rapid Response Group, rising senior Kiara Wahnschafft has used MIT climate research to write briefs for Massachusetts and federal policymakers.
To mark the 51st Earth Day, ESI research collaborator Harvey Michaels reflects on his experience at the first Earth Day in 1970.
Engagement with political, community leaders must be a key part of forthcoming climate action plan, MIT climate leaders say at Climate Engagement Forum.
A new white paper from ESI shows that the shuttering of coal mines in southwestern Pennsylvania is having an outsized impact on local tax revenues, and shale gas can't make up the difference.
Caroline White-Nockleby, lead author of an ESI white paper on the tax structure of a Pennsylvania coal county, talks to Pittsburgh's NPR radio station WESA.
Alejandro Diaz '20 met sustainability-oriented classmates through his interest in backpacking and rock climbing. Their influence led him to connect his electrical engineering degree to environmental challenges.
ESI's Suzanne Greene has published two new papers tackling carbon footprints in sectors at the base of industrial supply chains.
The ESI Rapid Response Group is investigating how university endowments can and should approach climate issues.
It is critically important not to mince words about what has been happening these past four years.
Rebecca Grekin '19 struggled to find job opportunities that matched her passion for sustainability—so she worked to give future MIT students easier access to environmental career paths.
A new online tool lets students track key metrics on employers’ carbon footprints and encourages more engagement on sustainability issues.