Holdren sees opportunities in energy challenges
October 26, 2010Presidential science adviser calls for increased energy R&D to create jobs and boost business; supports conclusions of MIT nuclear study.
Study sees changing intensity of storms from warming
October 25, 2010Hemispheres will respond to climate change differently, with weaker summer storms in the North, study suggests.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory named a bicycle-friendly business
October 14, 2010Designation recognizes commitment to employees, environment
MIT’s SAP Enterprise Learning Environment will improve access to training opportunities
October 4, 2010New training site provides a clearer view into the catalog of MIT courses offered by central offices.
Stefan Helmreich wins Gregory Bateson Book Prize for Alien Ocean
October 4, 2010Research examines the world of deep sea marine microbiologists
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Financial impacts of ‘cap and trade’
August 3, 2010Analysis shows that, contrary to some claims, proposed legislation to limit carbon emissions would not disadvantage those with lower incomes.
Technology and Policy Program student named Switzer Environmental Fellow
July 28, 2010Among 21 granted fellowships this year
3 Questions: John Marshall on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
May 31, 2010An MIT oceanographer discusses why ‘we have never had a spill like this’ — and what that means for cleanup efforts.
Slideshow: Mapping the oil spill
May 16, 2010MIT student leads project using balloons and kites to provide aerial documentation of the Gulf oil slick’s extent and effects
In the World: Clean Water for Ghana
April 28, 2010MIT students help a researcher build a factory that could provide water filters for 1 million people in northern Ghana