Greenhouse gas can find a home underground
March 20, 2012New MIT analysis shows there’s enough room to safely store at least a century’s worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.
Valuing the trees through the forest
September 8, 2011Competing demands for food, fuels, and forests
Report: Natural gas can play major role in greenhouse gas reduction
June 9, 2011The cleanest of fossil fuels, it is far more abundant than previously thought and can have significant impact at little cost, MIT study finds.
Energy Initiative announces new seed grant awards
April 20, 2011More than $2 million awarded to 14 projects
Putting carbon dioxide to good use
September 22, 2010MIT biological engineers have found a way to convert carbon-dioxide emissions to useful building materials, using genetically altered yeast.
Figuring out where to put the carbon
January 11, 2010If we plan to keep using fossil fuels, we need to figure out how to sequester the resulting carbon dioxide. New tools from MIT could help evaluate where to do it — and how to keep it contained.
Massiah Foundation awards $80,000 to Terrascope Program
December 10, 2009Massiah Foundation announces gift to support a field research trip during spring break in 2010.