MIT graduate student Claudia Octaviano studies how energy storage technologies could transform the economics of renewable energy.
There is one little-discussed side-effect of reducing emissions that produces immediate local benefits: cleaner air.
Entekhabi has spent his career learning about the Earth through collecting data, and the information collected by his new NASA Earth monitor will fill a major gap in our understanding.
“The challenge is, how can we create enough energy to support so many people in a sustainable way?” For Zhang, part of the solution is renewable energy.
“Looking back, my interest in China developed out of spending a lot of time around people who were really passionate about the possibilities for their country,” Karplus says. “Working with colleagues in China over all of these years, I feel like the country has become a part of my own story.”
Atmospheric Chemist Colette Heald combines observations and models to uncover lessons fro the gases and particles in our atmosphere.
Do our opinions matter? Political scientist Christopher Warshaw is working to find out, as he uncovers the impact of public opinion on the policy process and strategies to create environmental change.