MITASC member Donald Liu reflects on choosing a sustainability project that pushed against both his preconceptions about how to use his electrical engineering major, and his personal distaste for insects - and how much he benefited from that decision.
At ESI's “SimPlanet” event, students test-drive a new computer simulation to reveal outcomes of different policy decisions on climate change.
In a video reflection, MITASC member Katharina Kramer explains the many challenges of getting an environmental AI idea off the ground.
MITASC member Jack Reid, who worked on satellite monitoring of mangrove forests in Brazil, explains his work and shares what surprised him about environmental protection in Rio.
MITASC member Stacy Godfreey-Igwe considers the environmental cost of single-use plastic, and the surprising household objects it winds up in.
MITASC member Julia Field shares her research on a novel form of clean public transit in Mexico: the gondola.
MITASC member Jenna Melanson is spending the summer researching new algal biofuels in Colorado—and thinking about her own environmental footprint in the lab.
ESI's TILclimate (Today I Learned: Climate) podcast demystifies the science, technology, and policy surrounding climate change in 10-minute episodes.
ESI hosted MIT's first Climate Night, bringing VP for Research Maria Zuber to the stage to discuss how the Institute is reaching outside its walls on climate issues.
As machine learning expands into climate modeling, EAPS Associate Professor Paul O’Gorman answers what that looks like and why it's important now.
ESI Director John Fernández writes an open letter to President Trump in the Boston Globe.
New insights gained by MIT scientists into the role of water vapor may help researchers predict how the planet will respond to warming.