Symposium highlights ambitious goals of MIT–industry research targeting technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
MIT and Princeton researchers evaluate the role and value of long-duration energy technologies in securing a carbon-free electric grid
Study uncovers overlooked environmental impacts of internet use by estimating associated carbon, land, and water footprints.
Company to join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Centers for Energy Storage and Mobility Systems.
Technology innovation gives government leverage to drive down emissions fast – here’s how
The Conversation · April 7, 2021
Jessika Trancik (Institute for Data, Systems, and Society) explores how government policies can help spark innovation in solar, wind and battery markets, helping to reduce carbon emissions.
How a World Expo helped power the planet
CNN · April 6, 2021
Robert Jaffe (Physics) and Joel Jean SM ’13 PhD ’17, co-founder and CEO of Swift Solar (a solar technology start-up), comment on the roles that World Expos have played in promoting energy technology development throughout history.
Negative emissions, positive economy
MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change · April 4, 2021
Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage, a negative emissions process that converts biomass into energy and captures and stores the carbon, could be an economically effective tool to meet global climate goals when paired with dramatic emissions-reduction measures, says a new study from MITEI and the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
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