Explained: Carbon credits

One of the most contentious issues faced at the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) on climate…

Moving past the Iron Age

MIT graduate student Sydney Rose Johnson has never seen the steel mills in central India. She’s…

Faculty, staff, students to evaluate ways to decarbonize MIT’s campus

With a goal to decarbonize the MIT campus by 2050, the Institute must look at “new…

Q&A: A blueprint for sustainable innovation

Atacama Biomaterials is a startup combining architecture, machine learning, and chemical engineering to create eco-friendly materials…

K. Lisa Yang Global Engineering and Research Center will prioritize innovations for resource-constrained communities

Billions of people worldwide face threats to their livelihood, health, and well-being due to poverty. These…

MIT in the media: 2023 in review

It was an eventful trip around the sun for MIT this year, from President Sally Kornbluth’s…

AI meets climate: MIT Energy and Climate Hack 2023

The MIT Energy and Climate Hack brought together participants from myriad fields and disciplines to develop rapid,…

Unlocking the secrets of natural materials

Growing up in Milan, Benedetto Marelli liked figuring out how things worked. He repaired broken devices…

Merging science and systems thinking to make materials more sustainable

For Professor Elsa Olivetti, tackling a problem as large and complex as climate change requires not…

Working to beat the clock on climate change

“There’s so much work ahead of us and so many obstacles in the way,” said Raisa…