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.
Future of solar geoengineering far from settled
August 16, 2013MIT event brings together geoengineering experts to debate the use of solar radiation management for preventing climate change.
Winners and losers in a warming ocean
July 29, 2013MIT researchers build a marine ecosystem model to explore the effects of climate change on phytoplankton.
Holding the salt
June 16, 2013MIT graduate student David Cohen-Tanugi works to improve water filtration, desalination.
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 new challenges for urban planners
May 8, 2013In MIT talk, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan emphasizes the need for creative urbanism in a time of economic strain.
One order of steel; hold the greenhouse gases
May 8, 2013Steelmaking, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event
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.
Bringing life to computer models of marine microbes
February 19, 2013Biogeochemical modeler Mick Follows named tenured associate professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences