MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)
Study: 'Fugitive' methane from shale gas production less than previously thought
November 29, 2012MIT researchers, using field practices, find emissions from shale gas production to be significantly lower than previous estimates.
Maria Zuber appointed vice president for research
November 27, 2012Claude Canizares will take a new role as a vice president with responsibility for international partnerships.
Also labeled: Earth and atmospheric sciences, Faculty, Haystack Observatory, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Global, Koch Institute, Lincoln Laboratory, Masdar, MIT Administration, Physics, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore-MIT, Skolkovo, Skoltech
3 Questions: World energy outlook
November 27, 2012Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency, talks about the future of fossil fuels and the prospects for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
BP renews commitment to MIT with second $25 million pledge
October 26, 2012Company to provide $5 million a year to support continued energy-related research activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A new approach to water desalination
July 2, 2012Graphene sheets with precisely controlled pores have potential to purify water more efficiently than existing methods.
MIT and Saudi Aramco augment existing collaboration
June 23, 2012More energy research; entrepreneurship programs and cultural exchanges to be pursued.
Also labeled: Arts, Culture and Technology
Portugal’s foreign minister emphasizes commitment to ‘stability’ in Europe
June 7, 2012In MIT talk, Portas underscores country’s intent to stay the course.
Communicating the climate challenge
April 26, 2012New York Times’ Andrew Revkin shares lessons with MIT faculty, students at Earth Day colloquium.
DOE, MITEI announce a women in clean energy program for the U.S.
April 26, 2012Announced at the Third Clean Energy Ministerial in London today.
Our gasoline-free future and how to get there
April 23, 2012Toyota’s Tom Stricker shares his view with the MIT community.
Taking an innovative approach to battery design
April 23, 2012Donald Sadoway’s radical rethinking of electricity storage could revitalize renewable-power technologies.
Seminar challenges with systems approach to climate change
January 20, 2012Energy Systems and Climate Change Mitigation tackles the multidimensional challenges of climate change.
A shale gas revolution?
January 3, 2012MIT report shows prosperous shale gas market could hurt future R&D, if we let it.
Carbon capture? Go for the source
December 6, 2011New analysis shows pulling CO2 from the air would not be cost-effective in the foreseeable future.