Climate change increases the risk of extreme events such as storms. Photo: Stocktrek Images/Getty Images
Spring 2021

The Big Picture

MIT experts outline issues, offer hope for climate action

Alpha Arsano SM ’17. Photo: Erin Eve
Spring 2021

Keeping It Cool

Doctoral student helps architects design buildings to suit the climate and save energy

Desirée Plata. Photo: Lillie Paquette
Spring 2021

Chemistry Cleanup

Desirée Plata devises new methods for decontaminating air, water

Greene County, Pennsylvania, is a case-study site for the Environmental Solutions Initiative program Here and Real. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Spring 2021

Low-Carbon, Locally

ESI program Here and Real connects MIT climate research to communities