MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
How to make factory conditions better
May 5, 2013After years of research into global production systems, an MIT political scientist is convinced that government, not just the private sector, must help keep workers safe.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event
At MIT, Gov. Deval Patrick highlights clean-energy achievements
April 26, 2013Earth Day talk details Massachusetts’ accomplishments since the governor’s MIT speech five years ago, and outlines new goals.
Commerce’s call to action
April 12, 2013In MIT talk, head of U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines business-oriented policy agenda.
Q&A: U.S. immigration policy and entrepreneurship
February 28, 2013MIT’s Bill Aulet, Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook and Edward Roberts discuss the challenges facing foreign-born entrepreneurs under U.S. immigration policy.
MIT report identifies keys to new American innovation
February 22, 2013From ‘Main Street’ firms to multinationals, improvements possible in funding of research, collaboration among manufacturers.
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.
When opportunity meets preparation
February 13, 2013Political science PhD student Laura Chirot examines industrial policy in late developing countries.
Students witness science policy in action
February 12, 2013MIT students participate in the final mercury talks resulting in an international treaty.