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This talk was given on December 14, 2010 as part of the MITEI Seminar Series. Juliette Kayyem was the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs in the Department of Homeland Security. Rear Admiral Peter Neffenger was the Deputy N...
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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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The definition of a "perfect oyster" depends a lot on whether you're a fisherman or a conservationist. But can conservation efforts create an environment that will preserve everyone's perfect oyster? By Scott Berdahl, Camille Carlisle, ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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.
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