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Videos tagged with environment (65)

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 7 years ago | 00:06:14 | 65454 views

Elmer Lloyd, a proud former coal miner, struggles to come to terms with his prize fishpond becoming a polluted acid pond at the hands of a coal company.

Environmental Health Sciences: Brid...

MIT Museum

Added over 8 years ago | 00:04:32 | 58272 views

Researchers at MIT's Center for Environmental Health Sciences probe the relationship between genetics and environment in the development of illnesses such as lung cancer. A video produced by AMPS/MIT Libraries for the MIT Museum's class...

Energy@MIT

MIT Alumni Association

Added 8 years ago | 00:07:46 | 52292 views

What's needed to address the global energy challenge? New technologies, new sources of capital, and new ways of thinking. See highlights from the 2008 MIT Energy Conference, and find out how MIT is playing a vital role in finding energy...

Sustainability at MIT: Greening MIT...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 7 years ago | 00:07:09 | 51987 views

Sustainability, a concept that is gaining new urgency worldwide, is getting a hands-on workout at MIT through projects that use the campus as a test lab and through a host of faculty and student initiatives.

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 7 years ago | 00:04:06 | 42455 views

McKinley Sumner heard a sound his backyard one day, and realized something wasn't right. When he walked to the edge of his property line, he found tractors from the abutting coal mine digging into his land. Soon he saw his local creek,...

Industrial Bodies, Question and Answer

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added 8 years ago | 00:39:13 | 41303 views

Friday, April 11, 2008

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 7 years ago | 01:28:34 | 34212 views

Science has given us, in the last 18 months, a real bottom line for the planet: a CO2 concentration above which, as NASA's Jim Hansen has put it, we can't maintain the "planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which ...

Communicating Climate Change, Quest...

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added 8 years ago | 00:34:30 | 32701 views

Q&A session, held on Thursday, April 10, 2008

Leon Glicksman on Sustainability

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 7 years ago | 00:08:53 | 29989 views

Sustainability@MIT Co-President and Sloan student Adam Siegel interviews Leon Glicksman ’59, PhD ’64, Co-Chair of the MIT Campus Energy Task Force and gains his input on campus sustainability.

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the Planet's Deadline?

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the ...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added over 6 years ago | 01:00:45 | 29982 views

Abstract Current science tells us that we must act now in order to prevent the worst impacts of global warming. The international community, mean- while, is meeting this December in Copenhagen to negotiate a new climate regime. Is the Un...

Communicating Climate Change

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added 8 years ago | 02:00:00 | 27615 views

Science, Advocacy, and Media. Panelists: Naomi Oreskes, Andrew Revkin, Kerry Emanuel, Kevin Conrad, Moderator: Boyce Rensberger, Thursday, April 10, 2008

Splendor, Destruction, and the Shift from Awe to Action in Environmental Documentary

Splendor, Destruction, and the Shif...

humanities + digital Visual Interpretations conference May 2010

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:11:28 | 27444 views

Speaker: Jeanne Marie Kusina, Bowling Green State University. Moderator: Madeleine Clare Elish, MIT. Abstract: This presentation discusses the role of digital media in the field of environmental ethics. There is a long, rich traditi...

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