Global black carbon emissions double previous estimates
January 28, 2014MIT, Singapore researchers use a new method to find that black carbon emissions are much higher than majority of global air-pollution studies.
Study finds piece-by-piece approach to emissions policies can be effective
December 16, 2013New analysis shows that policies addressing energy consumption and technology choices individually can play an important part in reducing emissions.
Creating a low-carbon, non-nuclear economy: The case of Taiwan
June 14, 2013Can Taiwan create a low-carbon economy without nuclear energy? One MIT researcher finds out.
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.
Changing with the climate
January 28, 2013MIT researchers, Massachusetts officials highlight strategies to adapt to climate change.
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.
Seeing Green: Saving Forests or Food Prices?
June 22, 2012A growing population and rapid development will put a strain on land used to grow food over the next century. But if reforestation is used to avoid climate change it will create further strain, says a new MIT study.