SPECIAL COVERAGE: Living in a post-Sandy world

Tuesday, February 12, 2013   (Browse all news)

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IN THE NEWS: Changing with the climate

MIT News
January 25, 2013

MIT researchers, Massachusetts officials highlight strategies to adapt to climate change.


Just days after President Obama called for action on climate change in his second inaugural address, members of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s administration joined energy and environment researchers at MIT to discuss strategies for adapting to climate change. The panel discussion on Jan. 23 fostered a continued partnership between MIT and the Commonwealth to advance energy and environment innovation. More....


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IN THE NEWS: Reporter's Notebook: An inside tour of the MassDOT

The Tech
January 30, 2013

MIT students frequently use the T and other MassDOT transit systems; since 2010, our IDs even come with a built-in Charlie Card chip. But most students are unfamiliar with the inner workings of the transit system.

Ethan Feuer, Student Activities Coordinator for the MIT Energy Initiative, organized the tour for twenty five students in order to learn more about large infrastructures and emergency preparedness in cities. More....


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IN THE NEWS: Climate Research Showcase

MITEI and MIT Joint Program
February 11, 2013

MIT students, researchers help Massachusetts address a post-Sandy world.

MIT students and researchers brought their latest ideas and findings to the table at an event on January 29. The interdisciplinary group of young researchers presented to officials from the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Energy and the Environment, in hopes that the state would be able to leverage the information for future planning and implementation. More...

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