Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy environment carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research school-of-engineering mit-energy-initiative-mitei chemical-engineering
Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change environment climate carbon carbon-dioxide microbes research school-of-engineering school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf civil-and-environmental-engineering computer-modeling eaps ocean-science earth-and-atmospheric-sciences
New analysis can help scientists and engineers better assess flood risk and habitat creation associated with restoration efforts.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: climate-change environment research school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering
Findings also suggest exoplanets lying within habitable zones may be susceptible to ice ages.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: mathematics exoplanets geology climate-change environment climate research school-of-science planetary-science eaps earth-and-atmospheric-sciences
How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change energy environment economics policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases russia emissions research technology-and-society mit-energy-initiative alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change
Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
July 9, 2020 • ~15 min
Tags: sustainability energy environment climate pollution startups carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research carbon-nanotubes school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie alumniae mit-energy-initiative chemical-engineering
New model answers longstanding question of how these sudden flows happen; may expand understanding of Antarctic ice sheets.
June 12, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: geology environment climate nasa research school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf eaps earth-and-atmospheric-sciences fluid-dynamics
Solar geoengineering proposals will weaken extratropical storm tracks in both hemispheres, scientists find.
June 2, 2020 • ~9 min
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An MIT-developed technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and productivity.
May 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: machine-learning climate-change environment nasa research school-of-science oceanography-and-ocean-engineering eaps ocean-science
A new framework for learning from each other.
May 21, 2020 • ~13 min
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