Introducing the China Energy and Climate Project
October 5, 2011In collaboration with Tsinghua University, MIT launches a new research project to analyze the impact of China’s existing and proposed energy and climate policies.
The power of manure
October 4, 2011Anaerobic digesters provide a win-win opportunity for agriculture and energy.
‘Artificial leaf’ makes fuel from sunlight
September 30, 2011Solar cell bonded to recently developed catalyst can harness the sun, splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen.
Trancik named a 2011 PopTech Science and Public Leadership Fellow
August 2, 2011
While you’re up, print me a solar cell
July 11, 2011New MIT-developed materials make it possible to produce photovoltaic cells on paper or fabric, nearly as simply as printing a document.
MIT strengthens ties with France for energy research
June 30, 2011France-MIT Forum on Energy unveils new joint laboratory, explores other potential collaborations.
3 Questions: Dennis Frenchman on making cities sustainable
June 15, 2011How the form of urban spaces adds to the energy they use.
Coal-to-liquid fuels poised for a comeback
June 9, 2011With rising energy prices, could coal-to-liquid conversion become an economical fuel option?
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.
The impact of climate policy on U.S. aviation
June 8, 2011Researchers find that a federal climate policy would lower total U.S. emissions, but without large reductions in the aviation sector.