Energy

Finding scalable and renewable energy sources is one of the greatest challenges of this generation. Learn more about new energy storage and conversion technologies from MIT and beyond. 

8 hours 9 min ago

Last month, we in Cambridge MA were lucky to have a powerhouse panel discussion on the current state of understanding, communicating about, and taking effective action on climate change. A video of it has just been posted, and it's as good as I remember it!

https://vimeo.com/216194038 

Here's how session organizer UnDark describes it:

4 days 11 hours ago

Interested in food, health, and entrepreurship?

The MIT Beyond Food Bootcamp could be for you. Learn and practice an innovation framework taught by MIT faculty and MIT-trained mentors, with a focus on innovative entrepreneurial improvements to the food lifecycle, including food system sustainability, transparency, and health. 

6 days 5 hours ago

What are the most important things -- or the most practical, or the highest impact -- that we can do to prevent catastrophic climate change?

It turns out that many have little or nothing to do with renewable energy, high tech and massive infrastructure projects.

The single most impactful solution? Around the world, educate girls and give them access to family planning.

6 days 18 hours ago

Unless you think climate change is alt.news manufactured in China, you realize that our steady march towards +2 degrees or more is no longer a scientific question or even a technological challenge, but a political problem. If so, a question arises: what's the right framework for a political solution? Let me offer three choices: 

1 month 3 days ago

Part of the team behind the Boston project (left to right): Robert Biggio, Boston Medical Center; Gary Farha, CustomerFirst Renewables; Rick Dimino, A Better City; Joe Higgins, MIT; Pam Messenger, Friends of Post Office Square; and Emil Avram, Dominio Resources.