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The City Car

The City Car

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:10:00 | 6008 views

03/19/2008 6:00 PM MuseumWilliam J. Mitchell, Alexander W. Dreyfoos Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences ; Director, Smart Cities research group, MIT Media Lab; Ryan Chin MA, '00, SM '04, Doctoral Student, Smart Citie...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 2 years ago | 01:25:32 | 5663 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Transportation, the Built Environment and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Developing Cities

Transportation, the Built Environme...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:59:46 | 5049 views

04/06/2010 4:00 PM 3"270Chris Zegras, Ford Career Development Assistant Professor of Transportation and Urban Planning, MITDescription: It seems that income and travel are inextricably linked. As communities gain wealth and prosperity, ...

The History of MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning

The History of MIT's Department of ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:51:30 | 4678 views

04/04/2008 9:00 AM Broad InstituteGary Hack, PhD '76, Paley Professor of City and Regional Planning, Dean of the School of Design, University of PennsylvaniaDescription: Who better than Gary Hack to recount the colorful 75"year tale of ...

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:44:53 | 4578 views

06/05/2010 KresgeDr. Susan Hockfield, President, MITDescription: Note: This video has some audio problems, which get resolved at early on with some help from an audience member, presumed to be a Course VI alum. MIT President Susan Hock...

Opportunities in Infrastructure and Built Environment

Opportunities in Infrastructure and...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:07:00 | 4572 views

09/19/2008 2:45 PM KresgeSarah Slaughter, 82, SM'87, PhD 91, Associate Director for Buildings & Infrastructure, MIT Energy Initiative; Judith Layzer, PhD '99, Linde Career Development Associate Professor of Environmental Policy; Milton...

How the Atmosphere Affects Climate ...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added over 1 year ago | 01:23:19 | 4529 views

What are the roles of greenhouse gases, small particles and clouds? It has been known for over a century that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane warm the planet by trapping heat. What is not as well known is that part...

Should MIT Divest From Fossil Fuels?

Should MIT Divest From Fossil Fuels?

MIT Climate Change Conversation

Added 10 months ago | 01:34:25 | 4429 views

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 ...

The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy

The Art of Structural Design: A Swi...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:15:00 | 4159 views

09/17/2004 6:00 PM 10-250David P. Billington, Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering; Princeton University; Description: Bridges serve a utilitarian purpose, but they should also please the eye. David P. Billington celebrates an infl...

Global Resources and the Built Environment

Global Resources and the Built Envi...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 00:56:46 | 3875 views

06/09/2007 11:55 AM KresgeJohn Fernandez, '85, Associate Professor, Department of ArchitectureDescription: With staggering statistics, John Fernandez persuades his audience that rapidly expanding urban centers are consuming too much of t...

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added almost 2 years ago | 01:29:59 | 3696 views

Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...

How Can Communities, Cities and Regions Recover From Disaster?

How Can Communities, Cities and Reg...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added 4 years ago | 01:55:00 | 3471 views

10/05/2005 4:00 PM KirschLawrence Vale, SM '88, Professor and Head of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT School of Architecture and Planning; Thomas Kochan, George M. Bunker Professor of Management,; Co-director, Institu...