How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
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Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
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Energy companies are marketing a new fuel: 'renewable' natural gas. But it's not the same from a climate change perspective as wind or solar energy.
July 6, 2020 • ~9 min
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Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”
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Online panel discussion hosted by MIT explores best practices for mitigating climate-related risk.
April 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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Recovering and safely destroying the sources of these chemicals could speed ozone recovery and reduce climate change.
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A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
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Wielding complex algorithms, nuclear science and engineering doctoral candidate Nestor Sepulveda spins out scenarios for combating climate change.
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A new study looks at how the global energy mix could change over the next 20 years.
Jan. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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