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The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 7 years ago | 01:28:34 | 34312 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 ...

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 7 years ago | 00:06:14 | 65738 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.

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 7 years ago | 00:04:06 | 42659 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,...

Sustainable Tim

MIT Energy Initiative

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:20 | 23500 views

See how even MIT's mascot Tim the Beaver gets into the swing of things and stays sustainable with good eco-friendly practices on campus. You could learn a thing or two.

Sustainability at MIT: Greening MIT...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 7 years ago | 00:07:09 | 52246 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.

Leon Glicksman on Sustainability

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 7 years ago | 00:08:53 | 30085 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.

Niki Gomez, Legatum Fellow

Fellowship 2008-2009

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:02 | 13294 views

Niki Gomez hails from Sri Lanka and is currently a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership at the Sloan School of Management. Her focus is on solar energy development Sri Lanka.

Inventory Optimization in a Retail ...

ResearchFest 2008

Added 8 years ago | 00:18:06 | 23799 views

Rintiya ArkaresvimunResearch Fest 2008This project developed an inventory model to find the optimal inventory distribution in a retail three-echelon network that enables high target service level at the stores. Using a multi-echelon app...

Energy@MIT

MIT Alumni Association

Added 8 years ago | 00:07:46 | 52495 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...

Communicating Climate Change

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 8 years ago | 02:00:00 | 27786 views

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

Communicating Climate Change, Quest...

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 8 years ago | 00:34:30 | 32856 views

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

Industrial Bodies

Disruptive Environments Conference

Added over 8 years ago | 01:19:00 | 23125 views

Connecting Petrochemicals to Human Health and the EnvironmentPanelists: Laura Amos, Theo Colborn, Michael Dorsey, Catharine ClabbyModerator: Kim FortunFriday, April 11, 2008