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MIT Tata Center researchers held a workshop with waste pickers and advocates from SWaCH, a waste pickers' cooperative in Pune, India to explore waste management issues. The goal of the project is to conceive solutions that will improve t...
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MIT Tata Center Research Fellows Kevin Simon, Katie Taylor, and Marcos Esparza on their work developing a low-cost DC solar pump, their experience with their pilot project in East India, and key learnings from being on the ground and int...
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Why do most of us recognize that climate change is real, yet few take action? Why do some not recognize it as real? By exploring the roadblocks to effective climate change communication, this diverse panel of faculty and media experts wi...
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Earlier this year, weather and climate agencies around the world declared 2014 the warmest year on record, even though the increase in global mean temperature has slowed. This warming “hiatus” has puzzled climate scientists, as it deviat...
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Join this event of the MIT Climate Change Conversation to learn about different facets of divestment from fossil fuel companies and explore whether MIT should divest its endowment as part of its response to climate change. Six prominent ...
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Kanoot uses a proprietary consortium of non-GMO Archea microbes to remediate Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP’s), ranging from oil spills including such carcinogens as Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH’s) to sewage sludge, cyanide,...
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Janet Lin, Chemical engineering '15, and Harry Thaman, Materials Science and Engineering '17, are members of Engineers Without Borders. In collaboration with D-Lab, the EWB student team is working to improve upon a low-cost technology t...
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D-Lab's Scale-Ups program works with social entrepreneurs from MIT and the developing world, as well as NGOs and corporations, to bring poverty alleviating technologies to market at scale. A focus is placed on projects with potential for...
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Carlos de la Torre is a former revenue advisor with the State Government of Madhya Pradesh, India. He has led and participated in over 60 advisory assignments supporting central and state government reform initiatives in the Americas, Af...
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Tata Fellow Charlene Ren is finding new ways of treating and re-using toxic wastewater from India's paper industry. This look inside a working paper mill in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh reveals a pressing environmental need for solutions...
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IAP lecture at MIT on Jan.6, 2015 by Gian Paolo Beretta Viewgraphs available at www.gianpaoloberetta.info In this 110 min lecture, in the first about 42 minutes we construct a plausible scenario of primary energy consumption for th...
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