Videos

From top talks by world-renowned climate experts to exclusive interviews with climate change researchers here at MIT. We’ve got it all. 

Expand your knowledge with our collection of compelling climate change videos.

If you are a designer for climate policy, what do you think is important and how will you design a good policy? (Read More)
This lecture will begin with the history of climate science and will provide a broad overview of the physics of the climate system. (Read More)
For a panel entitled "Global Systems 3.0: Equitable Solutions for a Changing World," the Dalai Lama was joined by distinguished faculty from MIT (John Sterman and Deborah A (Read More)
In the second of two videos, MIT’s Professor of Atmospheric Science, Kerry Emanuel, explores the complex relationship between climate change and our economy. (Read More)
In this video, MIT’s Professor of Atmospheric Science, Kerry Emanuel, explains the origins of climate science and shares with us the areas which interest him most.  (Read More)
In this fascinating interview, Arun Singh, a student on MIT’s Technology and Policy Program, explores the challenges faced by developing countries attempting to provide ele (Read More)
In this video,  MBA student Jennifer Ballen discusses her move from Wall Street to MIT and her role as a climate leader. (Read More)
In this video, Sarah Finnie Robinson, founding partner at WeSpire, discusses her role in sustainability investment and how she makes the business case for climate action. (Read More)
In this video, Professor Larry Susskind discusses the challenges associated with planning for climate change, and how we need to adapt to the world’s changing climate. (Read More)
On April 18, 2017, MIT hosted a public panel discussion on state-level carbon pricing, looking specifically at Massachusetts (the home of MIT) and two “fee-and-dividend” bi (Read More)
In this video, MIT alum Amy Smith discusses her role as a founder of D-Lab,  which works with people around the world to develop practical solutions to global poverty chall (Read More)
On March 23 this year, American linguist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky came to the Center for International Students here at MIT to deliver a lecture on climate change.  (Read More)
Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research at MIT and the lead on MIT’s Climate Action Plan, shares her thoughts on how the MIT community is tackling climate change.  (Read More)
In this video, Aquatic Ecologist Julie Simpson discusses her pioneering work with MIT’s Sea Grant College Program.   (Read More)
In this video, MIT alum Travis Franck talks about his experience at Climate Interactive and how his background in engineer (Read More)
How is China tackling climate change? MIT’s Assistant Professor Valerie Karplus is exploring just this, in her role in MIT’s Global Economics and Management Group. (Read More)
After completing his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering at MIT, David Miller realized that climate change would define the 21st Century. (Read More)
In this video, Professor Elfatih Eltahir explains the regional focus on his climate research at MIT. (Read More)
In this compelling video, Ian Condry, Professor of Japanese culture and Media Studies at MIT discusses the importance of bottom-up cultural movements in enacting social change in areas such as climate action. (Read More)
In this video from the 2016 EAPS Climate Summit, MIT Professor Elfatih Eltahir discusses the importance of researching how climate change is affecting land regions. (Read More)
In this video, Tom Malone explains his reasons for creating Climate CoLab, an online community for climate change research and innovation. (Read More)
How can we motivate countries to reduce emissions?  In this video, MIT’s Associate Professor Noelle Eckley Selin provides solutions for encouraging climate change policies globally. (Read More)
What conditions need to be just right for life on Earth? In this video, Sarah Seager looks at planets outside our solar system and compares their conditions to that of Earth. (Read More)
How has the Earth’s climate changed over the past 400 million years? In this video, David McGee explains how scientists are able to uncover how the Earth’s climate history. (Read More)
MIT’s Director of Sustainability Jason Jay discusses the difficulties associated with his role and how to change the sustainability conversation. (Read More)
How can we increase global food production if air pollution is reducing our crop yields. This is the question that MIT’s Colette Heald attempts to answer in this video. (Read More)
In this fascinating video, Dr. Timothy Gutowski, Professor of mechanical engineering at MIT discusses the importance of scalable, sustainable manufacturing. (Read More)
In this interview, Associate Professor Jeffrey Grossman discusses topics ranging from his work in material engineering to his love of ballroom dancing. (Read More)
In this video from the 2016 EAPS Climate Summit, MIT’s Associate Professor Dan Cziczo discusses the role clouds play in combating the warming effects of greenhouse gases.  (Read More)