MIT Energy Initiative report charts pathways for sustainable personal transportation

Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.

Kathryn Luu | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Nov. 19, 2019 ~10 min

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Lowering emissions without breaking the bank

New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
July 31, 2019 ~5 min

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Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust

MIT researchers are developing a battery that could both capture carbon dioxide in power plant exhaust and convert it to a solid ready for safe disposal.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
July 29, 2019 ~15 min

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3Q: Winning together in negotiation | MIT News

Bruno Verdini, executive director of the MIT-Harvard Mexico Negotiation Program, discusses his award-winning research on negotiating for mutual gains.

Francesca McCaffrey | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 21, 2018 ~6 min

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From coolants to a carbon-constrained world | MIT News

An early calling for clean energy propels undergraduate Ka-Yen Yau’s research on the next generation of nuclear technology.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
March 15, 2018 ~7 min

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Undergrads gain experience in energy sector with MITEI member companies | MIT News

MISTI places MIT students in energy-focused internships abroad.

Kathryn O'Neill | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Feb. 6, 2018 ~9 min

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MITEI releases report on the future of solar energy | MIT News

Report highlights enormous potential and discusses pathways toward affordable solar energy.

Melissa Abraham | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
May 5, 2015 ~6 min

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Magnifying vibrations in bridges and buildings | MIT News

Researchers apply computer vision technique to see tiny vibrations in large structures.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
April 23, 2015 ~8 min

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