Air pollutants in the Arctic act as global indicators
December 23, 2013MIT researchers address the influence of climate change on the transport of toxic chemicals, find the success of emissions reduction will be affected by climate change.
MIT research in concrete gets funding boost
December 17, 2013The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub seeks to advance the scientific basis for evaluating the environmental impact of concrete.
How green is your city? And how do you know?
October 28, 2013In a new book, an engineer and an architect lay out a program for urban development based on the cold hard facts about environmental sustainability.
Workshop aims to unite research and practice
October 25, 2013MIT Leading Technology and Policy (LTP) Initiative gathers experts from technical and policy communities
MIT and NSTAR celebrate energy efficiency success, extend ‘Efficiency Forward’ through 2015
July 2, 2013Since first agreement in 2010, MIT has reduced electricity use on campus by 15 percent.
Holding the salt
June 16, 2013MIT graduate student David Cohen-Tanugi works to improve water filtration, desalination.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event
3Q: Jeffrey Ravel on the French past and our future
April 4, 2013With MIT hosting a global French history conference, a look at the international growth of — and changes in — the field.
The case of the missing gas tax
February 21, 2013MIT researchers find vehicle efficiency standards are at least six times more costly than a tax on fuel.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.
Purification on the cheap
February 5, 2013System developed at MIT cleans ‘produced water’ from natural gas wells, could lead to improved desalination plants for developing countries.
Changing with the climate
January 28, 2013MIT researchers, Massachusetts officials highlight strategies to adapt to climate change.
The right’s resistance to regulation
January 16, 2013Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades.
MIT researchers win Pyke Johnson Award
January 15, 2013Karplus, Paltsev honored for their study on the impacts of vehicle efficiency standards.