MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)
Energy Initiative announces new seed grant awards
April 20, 2011More than $2 million awarded to 14 projects
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 8, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
March 18, 2011New report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and the Policy of Global Change analyzes the impact of border carbon adjustments.
Electrifying transportation: Devil is in the details
January 24, 2011MIT symposium finds electric vehicle technology capabilities are way ahead of policy and infrastructure needs.
3 Questions: George Shultz on nuclear disarmament
October 18, 2010The former secretary of state (and former MIT professor) discusses his ongoing campaign to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Better prepared next time
September 30, 2010Lessons learned from the BP oil spill could help both companies and regulators to be more ready for the next emergency.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Putting carbon dioxide to good use
September 22, 2010MIT biological engineers have found a way to convert carbon-dioxide emissions to useful building materials, using genetically altered yeast.
MITEI-led study offers comprehensive look at the future of natural gas
June 25, 2010Researchers find significant potential for gas to displace coal, reducing greenhouse-gas emissions as a transition to a low-carbon future.
Student-run MIT Energy Conference influences national legislation
May 26, 2010Bingaman cites annual event as he introduces bill in U.S. Senate
Fund helps energy efficiency bloom across campus
April 22, 2010Alumni gifts support the greening of MIT, and the resulting savings are being reinvested in similar projects.
Monaco’s Prince Albert visits MIT and discusses his film
April 14, 2010
3 Questions: Hunt Allcott on behavioral economics and the energy crisis
March 5, 2010Can understanding human irrationality help solve our energy problems? An MIT researcher explains
Gulati hopes to power up nuclear energy for the U.S. and developing nations
February 5, 2010Introducing Saaransh Gulati, EDF-MIT Energy Fellow
Moniz named to Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future
January 29, 2010Department of Energy panel will provide recommendations on managing used fuel and nuclear waste