January 25, 2018
A new approach to rechargeable batteries

A type of battery first invented nearly 50 years ago could catapult to the forefront of energy storage technologies, thanks to a new finding by MIT researchers.

January 19, 2018
Metro Lab Initiative Course 2018

MIT Metro Lab and the MIT ESI hold a peer-learning course revolving around the creation of the "Metropolitan Discipline."

January 17, 2018
Microfibers & microplastics: a brief summary

A workshop organized by ESI and MIT Office of Corporate Relations dives into the topic of microfibers and microplastics.

January 10, 2018
UN Climate Change Conference 2017

MIT researchers attend UN Climate Change Conference, including two E&S Minor faculty members and ESI Director John Fernandez.

January 10, 2018
MIT conference seeks solutions for reconstruction in devastated Caribbean

The MIT Energy Initiative and ESI joined forces for a conference dedicated to reconstruction of the Caribbean.

January 10, 2018
Already on brink, right whales are pushed closer to the edge

ESI visiting scholar Deborah Cramer investigates the threats to endangered North Atlantic right whales.

December 12, 2017
Together in Climate Action

MIT convened 200 researchers, policymakers and civic leaders for a conference titled Together in Climate Action: Northeastern North America Policy Summit.

December 4, 2017
ClimateX Podcast

The MIT ClimateX podcast speaks with ESI Director John Fernández at the MIT Together in Climate Action Summit.

December 1, 2017
Letter from the Director: December 2017

A brief note from John Fernández with more news to come.

November 21, 2017
Institute on track to meet climate action goals

Two years after committing to a less carbon-intensive campus, MIT has plans in place to meet campus greenhouse gas reduction goals by 2030.

November 20, 2017
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on defending science and moving forward on climate action

The Senator spoke on Nov. 20 about the money behind climate denial and how misinformation can be combated.

November 9, 2017
Letter from the Director: November 2017

John Fernández reports from the annual UN Conference of the Parties on climate change in Bonn, Germany.

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