Feeding the world without consuming the planet
November 14, 2013MIT researchers and industry experts address global resource challenges and ways to confront them.
Our complex food future and how to respond
March 1, 2012Today’s global challenges will significantly affect how we grow our food. But these challenges are so complex and intertwined that response measures require collaboration and a broad, integrated lens.
MIT students to visit Washington to explore science policy careers
October 13, 2011New Federal Science Agency Visits program sends delegates to meet with scientists and policymakers at federal agencies to see science policy in practice.
The power of manure
October 4, 2011Anaerobic digesters provide a win-win opportunity for agriculture and energy.
Also labeled: Energy, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Renewable
Valuing the trees through the forest
September 8, 2011Competing demands for food, fuels, and forests
Minor changes in precipitation may have major impact on groundwater supplies in arid regions
December 6, 2010Crops and timing of storms amplify role played by rainwater.
Food and Water
November 24, 2010Researchers model the effects of competition for global water resources on agriculture.
Also labeled: Environment, Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Water
Revitalizing the land of plenty with affordable housing
March 2, 2010Students in Professor Jan Wampler's class, Architecture Design Studio, spent eight days designing affordable dwellings for farmers in Hawaii
The Legatum Pericles Lecture Series: Challenges in Nation Building with José Ramos-Horta
October 19, 2009