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Rebate incentives boost BEV adoption and can be cost-effective when paired with a low-carbon electricity grid, new research finds
Reflections from the 2019 UN Climate Conference

MIT participants discuss their COP25 impressions and projects

MITEI’s 2019 Annual Research Conference highlights “energy at scale” and engagement as levers of decarbonization
Valerie Karplus receives 2019 U.S. C3E Education award Eighth annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium focuses on change agents, mentorship, and importance of amplification in the clean energy transition
Podcast: Mobility of the Future

Randall Field and Joanna Moody, MIT researchers, on how environmental policies, urban regulations, and consumer behaviors will affect the future of personal mobility.

John Deutch speaks at a recent MITEI event. A multi-faceted approach to reducing climate damage: John Deutch shares conceptual model of four strategies to address climate change
MIT at COP25

Events and activities of the MIT delegation

Pathways for sustainable personal transportation

MITEI report identifies need for technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes

Renewable energy and carbon pricing policies

State-level adoption saves money and lives

Manufacturing consumer products

A greener way to make raw materials

Making a remarkable material even better

Transparent aerogels for solar devices, windows

Tracking emissions in China

Good news, some concerns

New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

Novel class of “ionic liquids” may store more energy than conventional electrolytes — with less risk of catching fire.

Study: Even short-lived solar panels can be economically viable

Research shows that, contrary to accepted rule of thumb, a 10- or 15-year lifetime can be good enough.

Julia Ortony: Concocting nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications
Collaboration adds extra dimension to undergraduate research
MIT and UMass students come together for Science Slam
New intercontinental energy workshop sparks educational connections beyond the classroom
Energy Studies Minor updates: Changes offer students broader engagement with energy field
Energy Fellows, 2019–2020