The dark and stormy side of science-policy mixology
February 11, 2014IAP course explored the science, economics, and policy of climate change.
Mapping the New York fashion scene, minute by minute
February 5, 2014A new study uses social media to show how New York’s fashion industry still centers on just a few blocks of Manhattan.
Experts quantify impacts of policies to curb transportation emissions in China
November 26, 2013Researchers consult policymakers on choice of policies to study
An economist with a goal
November 13, 2013MIT senior Jonathan Tebes sees economics as a way to alleviate poverty in the US, Tanzania, and beyond.
MIT Big Data Initiative launches transportation challenge, privacy working group
November 12, 2013New efforts aimed at improving the use and management of big data
Workshop aims to unite research and practice
October 25, 2013MIT Leading Technology and Policy (LTP) Initiative gathers experts from technical and policy communities
3 Questions: Scott Kemp on North Korea’s nuclear program
September 27, 2013New study suggests that the secretive rogue state may have found a way to circumvent international controls on nuclear materials.
MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
How to make factory conditions better
May 5, 2013After years of research into global production systems, an MIT political scientist is convinced that government, not just the private sector, must help keep workers safe.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event
At MIT, Gov. Deval Patrick highlights clean-energy achievements
April 26, 2013Earth Day talk details Massachusetts’ accomplishments since the governor’s MIT speech five years ago, and outlines new goals.
Commerce’s call to action
April 12, 2013In MIT talk, head of U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines business-oriented policy agenda.