“I took my first economics course and fell in love with it. Economics teaches you how to think and you constantly see real-world examples of the concepts you’re learning.”
A self-proclaimed “nature lover” and public policy buff, Morris put her two passions to work as a masters student at MIT studying the impact of energy systems on the environment.
Paul Kishimoto is intrigued by the question: How will we sustain the ways we move? To answer that, he’s tackled an issue of great uncertainty and concern—specifically regarding China’s transportation future.
In this Faculty Forum Online broadcast, Professor Kerry Emanuel '76, PhD '78 discusses a new approach to climate science that emphasizes basic understanding.
Yip wants to look into proposed policies, such as an open fuels standard, to help policymakers understand what could go wrong if they do choose to adopt the standard.
In looking for ways to combat climate change and minimize the planet’s warming, atmospheric chemist Susan Solomon says it’s often helpful — and heartening — to look to the past.
Santen follows her passion to protect the environment by studying something most take for granted: Electricity.
Selin looks at the pathways by which mercury reaches the environment and the effect it has on human health once it gets there. She also analyzes the steps regulators could take — and in some cases have taken — to prevent further contamination.