Desirée Plata is on a lifelong mission to make sustainability a bigger factor in design decisions.
The MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology selects three new research projects to support.
Study shows that cities’ plans often won’t achieve their goals, but decarbonizing the local grid could make the difference.
A full-building energy efficiency project aims to reduce total campus emissions by 2 percent.
A new computational tool empowers decision-makers to target interventions.
Inaugural J-WAFS Grand Challenge aims to develop enhanced crop variants and move them from lab to land
Matt Shoulders will lead an interdisciplinary team to improve RuBisCO — the photosynthesis enzyme thought to be the holy grail for improving agricultural yield.
Study: Carbon-neutral pavements are possible by 2050, but rapid policy and industry action are needed
Analyses show stakeholders of all levels must get involved in decarbonizing pavements to reach climate goals.
MIT Energy Initiative Annual Research Conference highlights both opportunities and obstacles in the race to a net-zero future.
New MIT tool pinpoints policy combinations that maximize health benefits.
Research Scientist Emre Gençer describes natural gas–based hydrogen production with carbon capture and storage, and the role hydrogen will play in decarbonizing our energy systems.