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.
Water, water everywhere: But is there enough to drink?
December 13, 2013At MIT, experts address the challenges of supplying clean, safe water to a growing world population.
Experts quantify impacts of policies to curb transportation emissions in China
November 26, 2013Researchers consult policymakers on choice of policies to study
MIT researchers win Pyke Johnson Award
January 15, 2013Karplus, Paltsev honored for their study on the impacts of vehicle efficiency standards.
Tackling a global warming conundrum
January 11, 2013MIT professor and colleagues address major issue in climate science: greenhouse gases versus aerosols.
Researchers reveal strategies for mercury reduction in time for negotiations
January 9, 2013MIT, Harvard professors map future trends, reveal ways to reduce mercury levels on eve of final international meeting for mercury control.
Researchers examine health impacts of more U.K. runways
October 18, 2012Study: An expanded Heathrow Airport would lead to 100 more pollution-related early deaths annually in the U.K. by 2030.
What the past teaches: meeting today’s global environmental challenges
September 18, 2012Atmospheric science pioneer Susan Solomon speaks on past environmental accomplishments, technology’s role and how history should be our guide to meeting today’s global challenges.
Study maps pollution’s pathway to the Arctic, sets path for future research
September 10, 2012MIT researchers have built a model that will be further developed as part of an NSF-funded project to track how chemicals get to remote Arctic environments.
MIT researcher: U.S. taking leadership on mercury in the environment
January 20, 2012Noelle Eckley Selin joins the EPA's regional administrator, Curt Spalding, and other public health experts to speak about the EPA's recent Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
A new way to model urban air pollution
August 29, 2011MIT researchers improve upon methods to model atmospheric aerosols.