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Julie Newman, Ph.D., Director of the MIT Office of Sustainability.Image: Dominick Reuter
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In fall 2018 Compton Lecture, noted columnist discusses problems and opportunities arising from a society in flux.

Emphasizing the scope and interdisciplinary mission on which it was founded, J-WAFS has a new name: the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab.

MIT graduate student is one of 20 to join the Switzer Foundation Network, which is committed to environmental change.

U.S. Department of Energy grant will support the Allanore lab's advancement of copper production from sulfur-based minerals.

New insights into the role of water vapor may help researchers predict how the planet will respond to warming.

Lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere.

Study finds end-Permian extinction, which wiped out most of Earth’s species, was instantaneous in geological time.

To curb greenhouse gas emissions, nations, states, and cities should aim for a mix of fuel-saving, flexible, and highly reliable sources.

MIT researchers develop inexpensive way to perform full lifecycle analysis of design choices as buildings are being planned.