MIT study finds that challenges in measuring and mitigating leakage of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, prove pivotal.
Dec. 16, 2019 • ~9 min
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Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.
May 7, 2018 • ~7 min
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Climate Changed Symposium combines art and science to envision the global food system under climate change.
April 30, 2018 • ~5 min
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MIT researchers focus on empathy, transparency, and empowerment at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Dec. 18, 2017 • ~13 min
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Environmental Solutions Initiative’s new director discusses sustainable development, student engagement, and making Baker House his home.
Aug. 2, 2016 • ~9 min
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John Fernandez and his colleagues explore urban resource consumption to help guide the development of rapidly growing African cities.
Oct. 26, 2015 • ~9 min
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Hundreds of millions sought for low-carbon research; advocacy for carbon pricing; a call to the alumni and beyond.
Oct. 21, 2015 • ~19 min
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Institute-wide initiative aims to address environmental issues at all scales, from campuswide to worldwide.
Oct. 19, 2015 • ~8 min
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