Many MIT faculty members, such as Jessika Trancik (pictured presenting her research on energy technologies in Davos, Switzerland), look to the MIT International Policy Lab for assistance in translating their findings into the language of policy.

The Final Yard

The International Policy Lab helps faculty ideas take those last critical steps into the corridors of power

Joint Program co-directors John Reilly, left, and Ronald Prinn. Photo: Sarah Bastille

Framing Uncertainty

A landmark platform models the range of ways a changing climate may affect humanity, and vice versa

NYC Skyline

Facts on the Ground

David Hsu helps cities figure out what’s working in the battle against climate change

DeGraff works with a Haitian student.

Tool Box

MIT-made online resources address Haitian education, banking reform, and global development

How Do Plants Use Light?

What Gabriela Schlau-Cohen discovers about the proteins responsible for photosynthesis could be critical to agriculture and energy

How Can We Measure Damage?

Quantifying radiation damage in materials is the first step toward safer reactors and better nuclear compliance, says Mike Short

Energy Endgame

What might a landscape shaped by oil look like when the world no longer relies on fossil fuels?