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Videos tagged with environment (65)

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added over 3 years ago | 01:25:32 | 8194 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...

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Century Imperative for Engineering History

"The New Epoch" and the 21st Centur...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 01:36:00 | 8170 views

05/02/2008 2:00 PM Bartos theaterDavid P. Billington, Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering; Princeton University; Description: Great civil engineers finds an aesthetic appropriate for their building's material and structure, asserts...

Should MIT Divest From Fossil Fuels?

Should MIT Divest From Fossil Fuels?

MIT Climate Change Conversation

Added 2 years ago | 01:34:25 | 7742 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 ...

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

Transportation, the Built Environme...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 00:59:46 | 7617 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, ...

Opportunities in Infrastructure and Built Environment

Opportunities in Infrastructure and...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 01:07:00 | 7483 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 almost 3 years ago | 01:23:19 | 6920 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...

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

Annual Technology Day Report 2010

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 00:44:53 | 6872 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...

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 3 years ago | 01:29:59 | 6382 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...

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 over 5 years ago | 00:51:30 | 6328 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 ...

How Can Communities, Cities and Regions Recover From Disaster?

How Can Communities, Cities and Reg...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 01:55:00 | 5876 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...

The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy

The Art of Structural Design: A Swi...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 01:15:00 | 5240 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...

Creatively Destroying New York: Fantasies, Premonitions, and Realities in the Provisional City

Creatively Destroying New York: Fan...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 5 years ago | 01:32:00 | 5068 views

02/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores t...