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Videos tagged with environment (65)

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 7 years ago | 00:06:14 | 66214 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 almost 9 years ago | 00:04:32 | 58941 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...


MIT Alumni Association

Added over 8 years ago | 00:07:46 | 52830 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 | 52660 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 over 7 years ago | 00:04:06 | 43003 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 over 8 years ago | 00:39:13 | 41700 views

Friday, April 11, 2008

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added over 7 years ago | 01:28:34 | 34502 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 over 8 years ago | 00:34:30 | 33101 views

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

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

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the ...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added almost 7 years ago | 01:00:45 | 30327 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...

Leon Glicksman on Sustainability

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 7 years ago | 00:08:53 | 30246 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.

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 over 6 years ago | 00:11:28 | 28360 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...

Communicating Climate Change

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 8 years ago | 02:00:00 | 28043 views

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

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