Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050

Economic benefits of mitigation arrive much sooner than previously thought.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
May 1, 2019 ~5 min

MIT researchers release evaluation of low-cost cooling devices in Mali | MIT News

CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.

Nancy Adams | D-Lab | CITE • mit
June 20, 2018 ~8 min

3Q: Ernest Moniz on the Vatican climate dialogue | MIT News

Professor emeritus and former U.S. energy secretary reflects on recent meeting with Pope Francis and energy and finance leaders.

MIT Energy Initiative • mit
June 12, 2018 ~4 min

Fighting toxic stress in children is tough but possible | MIT News

Taking time to understand underlying causes of stress can help children escape debilitating health effects, symposium speakers argue.

David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory • mit
May 31, 2018 ~10 min

For food-aid recipients, information is power | MIT News

A simple card explaining a government aid program leads to more rice for poor villagers in Indonesia.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
May 9, 2018 ~6 min

Empowering refugees worldwide by providing tools for social change | MIT News

New collaboration joins together MITx MicroMasters, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and MIT Refugee Action Hub.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning • mit
May 1, 2018 ~8 min

Introducing a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to conducting comparative product evaluations | MIT News

The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation teams up with the Technology Exchange Lab to produce a toolkit for technology evaluation in global development.

Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation | MIT D-Lab • mit
April 25, 2018 ~6 min

Conference advances use of data and evaluation in policymaking | MIT News

Government leaders, social service providers, and leading scholars gathered for the second conference of J-PAL North America’s State and Local Innovation Initiative.

J-PAL North America • mit
March 7, 2018 ~5 min

A deep dive into the effects of trade | MIT News

MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 4, 2018 ~8 min

J-PAL North America launches education technology innovation competition | MIT News

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab initiative aims to help U.S. education leaders identify technology-based solutions to key challenges in education.

J-PAL North America • mit
Jan. 26, 2018 ~4 min

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