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Videos tagged with environment (85)

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happened to Elmer's Fishpond?

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 5 years ago | 00:06:14 | 62034 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: Bridging the Gap Between Genetics and Environment

Environmental Health Sciences: Brid...

MIT Museum

Added over 6 years ago | 00:04:32 | 54289 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...

Sustainability at MIT: Greening MIT's Campus and Beyond

Sustainability at MIT: Greening MIT...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 5 years ago | 00:07:09 | 47789 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.

Energy@MIT

Energy@MIT

MIT Alumni Association

Added 6 years ago | 00:07:46 | 46640 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...

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley Sumner's Disappearing Backyard

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 5 years ago | 00:04:06 | 39821 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

Industrial Bodies, Question and Answer

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 6 years ago | 00:39:13 | 39003 views

Friday, April 11, 2008

Civic Media Session: "Design for Vulnerable Populations"

Civic Media Session: "Design for Vu...

Civic Media Sessions

Added over 3 years ago | 01:49:00 | 32883 views

Designers often want to help people that they perceive as being in need -- whether those affected by natural or human-caused disasters, the economically or physically disadvantaged, or those who are on the losing end of a cultural power ...

The Most Important Number in the World

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:28:00 | 31801 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, Question and Answer

Communicating Climate Change, Quest...

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 6 years ago | 00:34:30 | 30551 views

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

Leon Glicksman on Sustainability

Leon Glicksman on Sustainability

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 5 years ago | 00:08:53 | 28351 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 almost 5 years ago | 01:00:45 | 27577 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...

Technology Day 1993 - "Riding the Wave of Innovation: The Ocean and MIT"

Technology Day 1993 - "Riding the W...

From The Vault

Added over 3 years ago | 03:02:00 | 26724 views

MIT's 1993 Technology Day, on the theme "Riding the Wave of Innovation: The Ocean and MIT," takes place on June 4, 1993. Speakers featured in the morning symposium include Sylvia Earle, "Exploring the Ocean with Unmanned Vehicles;" Rober...

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