Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is an important first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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MISTI Global Seed Funds are open for proposals after Covid pivot.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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Carbon capture and storage are key to achieving climate goals.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies
Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future identifies ways to align new technologies with durable careers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~17 min
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Buying a coronavirus vaccine for everyone on earth, storing and shipping it, and giving it safely will all be hard and expensive
Side agreements signed by some wealthy nations threaten to undercut global efforts to ensure a fairly equitable worldwide vaccination effort.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~8 min
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After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT Energy Fellow David Fischer irradiates high-temperature superconducting tape to test its resilience and prepare for the first pilot fusion plant.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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