Environment and energy
Michael Liebreich sees shift to cleaner energy as inevitable
January 17, 2013Chief executive officer of Bloomberg New Energy Finance says clean energy will eventually be the norm.
The right’s resistance to regulation
January 16, 2013Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades.
Greenhouse gas can find a home underground
March 19, 2012New MIT analysis shows there’s enough room to safely store at least a century’s worth of U.S. fossil fuel emissions.
Science and policy can catalyze each other, EPA head says
April 21, 2011In MIT visit, Lisa Jackson discusses how technology can affect government regulations.
Center for Future Civic Media releases Landman Report Card: a resource to support citizens negotiating with big energy
January 22, 2010The easy-to-use, web-based resource helps landowners educate and assist each other as they negotiate drilling rights with oil and gas company representatives
Also labeled: Community
Deshpande Center's latest funding cycle supports goal of 'idea to impact'
October 17, 2009Since 2002, the Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation has funded more than 80 projects with over $9 M in grants. The center supports a wide range of emerging technologies including biotechnology, biomedical devices, information technology, new materials, tiny tech, and energy innovations. Eighteen projects have spun out of the center as independent startups, having collectively raised over $150 million in outside financing from investors.
Hidden waves pack a big punch
September 17, 2009Thomas Peacock sheds light on an odd but powerful phenomenon of sea and sky
MIT to play key role in national energy lab
November 9, 2004
Caravan of 23 enviro-friendly vehicles travel to MIT
September 22, 2004
Solar power panels installed on Hayden Library roof
September 16, 2004
Up on the roof, algae appetites may transform waste into energy
August 9, 2004
Also labeled: Entrepreneurship
Civil and environmental engineering
June 2, 2004
Combination of policies required to curb gas use
April 7, 2004
Curbing gasoline use requires a multipronged approach, researchers say
March 24, 2004
Also labeled: Mechanical engineering
Freshmen to scope out Alaska's wildlife refuge over spring break
March 10, 2004
Freshmen to scope out Alaska during spring break
March 5, 2004
Study finds more recycling would benefit both budget and environment
February 11, 2004
MIT and Cambridge consider new climate protection moves
December 17, 2003
Environmental Virtual Campus site is a big hitSubscribe
December 3, 2003