Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.
Study sees changing intensity of storms from warming
October 26, 2010Hemispheres will respond to climate change differently, with weaker summer storms in the North, study suggests.
Chris Zegras on greenhouse gases and the built environment
June 8, 2010presented by Transportation@MIT
March 12, 2010MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way.
Carbon-capturing enzyme: MIT chemists learn from nature
January 19, 2010
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.
Harnessing the world’s collective intelligence to deal with climate change
December 15, 2009Climate Collaboratorium lets the public review the impacts of plans now being discussed and debated internationally
Assessing the impact of ‘Climategate’
December 15, 2009At Dec. 10 forum, MIT faculty experts discussed what 'Climategate' really means for climate science and the ongoing policy negotiations in the Congress and at Copenhagen.
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.
3 Questions: Henry Jacoby on Copenhagen
December 9, 2009The co-director of MIT’s Global Change program discusses what to expect from the U.N. Climate Change Conference, and the effects of ‘Climategate’
Energy, behavior, and climate: Many answers, no miracles
November 6, 2009BP CEO Tony Hayward Discusses the Harsh Realities at MITEI Colloquium
3 Questions: Sergey Paltsev on the costs of climate-change legislation
November 4, 2009MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change has pegged the annual cost of the proposed cap-and-trade legislation in Congress at $400 per U.S. household. But estimating the cost of doing nothing is far more difficult.
MIT Sloan launches "Clean Energy Ventures"
October 23, 2009New workshop on building and sustaining clean energy businesses