Calculating China’s carbon emissions from trade
March 6, 2014Tsinghua, MIT researchers find China’s plan to restructure the economy will have limited impact on global carbon emissions associated with the production and trade of goods.
Experts quantify impacts of policies to curb transportation emissions in China
November 26, 2013Researchers consult policymakers on choice of policies to study
Quantifying the benefits of a national emissions trading system in China
October 31, 2013MIT and Tsinghua University researchers compare the impacts of current provincial targets to a national emissions trading program.
Solar-cell manufacturing costs: innovation could level the field
September 5, 2013Study shows that factors other than wages dominate trends in photovoltaic costs, raising the prospect of competitive manufacturing anywhere.
China and Japan remain miles apart on uninhabited isles
April 17, 2013At MIT event, diplomats and scholars reinforce high stakes, lack of progress on Asian territorial dispute.
Chinese students set their sights on an MIT future
February 19, 2013Middle and high school students from Beijing engaged in project-based hands-on science and engineering lessons at the Edgerton Center.
Facing the facts about our changing climate
April 18, 2012MIT researchers join Boston Globe panel in weighing climate risks and resolutions.
Powering the Chinese dragon
March 26, 2012China Light and Power’s Peter Littlewood talks with MIT researchers and students about the country’s strengths and the United States’s opportunity to embrace them.
All the difference in the world
March 22, 2012In new book, economists Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson assert that above all else, political institutions — not culture or natural resources — determine the wealth of nations.
When (and where) work disappears
February 24, 2012Study: Overseas manufacturing competition hits U.S. regions hard, leaving workers unemployed for years and local economies struggling.
Companies looking at a more regional approach to manufacturing
February 21, 2012China no longer the obvious choice for manufacturing functions of large U.S.-based companies, paper says
Introducing the China Energy and Climate Project
October 5, 2011In collaboration with Tsinghua University, MIT launches a new research project to analyze the impact of China’s existing and proposed energy and climate policies.
September 16, 2011MIT forum examines the role of manufacturing in rebuilding the economy.
Former mining CEO: China growth will continue, Africa the ‘next battle for natural resources’
September 15, 2011Agnelli speaks at Sloan as part of Dean’s Innovative Leader Series
3 Questions: Dennis Frenchman on making cities sustainable
June 14, 2011How the form of urban spaces adds to the energy they use.
The price of fresh air
June 6, 2011How costly are the health damages from air pollution in China?
Chinese property tycoon encourages entrepreneurship
March 14, 2011During talk at MIT Sloan, Zhang Xin details how she helped bring 'color to Beijing'
Bringing the MIT innovation spirit to ChinaSubscribe
December 10, 2010The new MIT Greater China Fund for Innovation awards its first research grants.