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MIT and Conservation International collaboration announced 1/27/17.


Spring 2017 lunches for MIT faculty will be held on four Wednesdays from 12 – 1pm. MIT faculty are invited to email esi@mit.edu for location and more information.

Feb 15: Prof. Antoine Allanore, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering

March 8: Prof. Janelle Knox-Hayes, Dept. of Urban Studies and Planning

April 5: Prof. Steven Barrett, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics

May 10: Prof. Tom Peacock, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering


2017 ESI education funding opportunity

Call for Proposals: Creating an Integrated Environment & Sustainability Curriculum. Click here for more information.  Curriculum Grant Proposal Deadline Extended: proposals are now due March 25 by 5pm.  Due to the recent approval of the minor, we are extending the deadline by one week in order to give faculty additional time to apply.


MIT News: John Fernández joined several other MIT faculty at the recent COP22 conference in Marrakech, affirming MIT’s support for the Paris Agreement on climate change

Results of a study of low-emissions vehicles by Jessika Trancik, ESI Seed Grant recipient, are featured on MIT News

Third Annual World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities held at MIT: John Fernández presented on the keynote panel, “The Role of the Sustainable Development Goals in Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education.”  At the same symposium, ESI Executive Director Amanda Graham (with Maryanne Kirkbride, co-lead of MIT’s Mind Hand Heart Initiative) gave a panel presentation:  “Bridges between Sustainability, Health, and Wellness.”

John Fernández discusses energy policy at 40th annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers, hosted by Governor Charlie Baker

Ozone layer research by Susan Solomon, ESI Founding Director, highlighted on MIT News

ESI Director John Fernández writes in the May / June 2016 MIT Faculty Newsletter

Profile of John Fernández on MIT News

MIT News coverage of SustainabilityConnect 2016

October 2015 MIT News announcement of John Fernandez’s appointment to ESI