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dalai lama
Recent Event
MIT News | Oct 17, 2012
Tibetan Buddhist leader urges a more enlightened view of self-interest in remarks at MIT conference. The Dalai Lama called for increasingly enlightened stewardship of Earth’s environment and resources in public remarks on the MIT campus on Monday. “We have the responsibility to take care of the...
MIT Museum | Oct 16, 2012
Inspired by the response to MIT Museum's popular Rivers of Ice exhibition and ongoing public concerns about the role of science in current political campaigns and policies, the Museum is holding a soap box series of events on...
Oct 16, 2012

Part of the MIT Museum's Climate and Conflict Series, Joint Program Co-Director John Reilly talks about the economics behind climate change and the most cost-effective approaches to confront it.

Recent Event
MIT News | Oct 10, 2012
Representatives of Obama, Romney camps lay out differences in crucial policy domains of energy and the environment. Video: Watch the debate There...
In The News
Maputo — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the United Nations have warned that Mozambique's infrastructure is vulnerable to extreme weather events that are becoming more frequent due to climate change. According to MIT's Ken Strzepek, "in developing countries -...
Oct 02, 2012

John Sterman, MIT Professor of Management and Director of the System Dynamics Group, discusses what happens when we elect policymakers who don't talk about science. 

This is part of the MIT Museum's Climate and Conflict Series.

News Release
MIT News | Oct 01, 2012
Read more from the Mozambique News Agency. MIT and U.N. researchers team up to tackle some of the heftiest climate change challenges developing countries will face as they confront an uncertain future. Higher...
women in energy
Recent Event
MIT News | Oct 01, 2012
MIT symposium highlights women’s increasing leadership in energy research, industry and government. Female leaders are playing a growing role in advancing the development of clean-energy technologies, helping to advance plans for carbon reduction, reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions,...
In The News
Link to Article | Sep 24, 2012
By: Washington Post/Associated Press The issue: People love to talk about the weather, especially...
Recent Event
MIT News | Sep 18, 2012
Atmospheric science pioneer Susan Solomon speaks on past environmental accomplishments, technology’s role and how history should be our guide to meeting today’s global challenges. By: Vicki Ekstrom Few can speak with as much authority on the topic of environmental success as Susan Solomon. An MIT...