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MIT Environmental Research Council

With its daylong MIT Environmental Research Forum held on December 15, 2011, the Environmental Research Council (ERC) fulfilled its charge from Provost L. Rafael Reif to "provide a detailed blueprint for building a strong environmental initiative" at MIT.

Coinciding with the Provost's December 7 release of the ERC Report: Implementing the MIT Global Environment Initiative, the forum brought to life the council's vision for a new approach to environmental problem solving--one that integrates MIT's "core strengths in scientific, engineering and social research to better understand the global environment and manage our role in it through technological and social innovation."

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Technology Water Supply, Desalination and Energy

Technology Water Supply, Desalinati...

Added over 2 years ago | 00:30:34 | 1594 views

Recorded 12/15/11

Provost's Welcome and Introduction to the ER

Provost's Welcome and Introduction ...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:07:05 | 1469 views

L. Rafael Reif

Process and Report of the ERC

Process and Report of the ERC

Added over 3 years ago | 00:16:09 | 1647 views

Dara Entekhabi



Added over 3 years ago | 00:18:00 | 1601 views

Ronald Prinn



Added over 3 years ago | 00:24:58 | 1964 views

John Marshall

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Global Awareness & Action