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.
How anthropogenic emissions interact with organic compounds emitted by trees
July 8, 2013Associate Professor Jesse Kroll and his lab join major study of atmosphere in the southeastern United States
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.
Cleaner energy, warmer climate?
May 6, 2013MIT researchers explore the possible consequences of expanding biofuels.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event
Demystifying the Cretaceous hothouse
March 20, 2013MIT researchers crack longstanding paradox in climate science
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.
Susan Solomon wins international climate award
January 14, 2013MIT professor honored by BBVA for discovering links between atmosphere, climate and human activity.
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.
3 Questions: Engineering hurricane barriers of the future
December 4, 2012Oceans at MIT interviews MIT's Chiang C. Mei about the possibility of protecting East Coast cities from future storms.
Ocean currents play a role in predicting extent of Arctic sea ice
November 21, 2012Discovery of feedback between sea ice and ocean improves Arctic ice extent forecast.
New method could help communities plan for climate risk
November 7, 2012MIT researchers develop tool to assess regional risks of climate change, potential impacts on local infrastructure and planning.
Report: China’s actions are crucial on climate change
May 24, 2012Research shows China’s impact on climate change, as well as its potential to shape the path forward.