MIT Plan for Action on Climate Change

MIT's five-year plan for addressing climate change with a letter from President L. Rafael Reif.

Plan highlights

Commencing in October 2015 and running through October 2020, the plan includes a number of specific action items organized in five pillars.

  • Pillar A: Improve our understanding of climate change and advance novel, targeted mitigation and adaptation solutions

  • Pillar B: Accelerate progress towards low- and zero-carbon energy technologies

  • Pillar C: Educate a new generation of climate, energy, and environmental innovators

  • Pillar D: Share what we know and learn from others around the world

  • Pillar E: Use our community as a test bed for change