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The Response to the Gulf Oil Spill

The Response to the Gulf Oil Spill

MIT Energy Initiative

Added over 3 years ago | 01:08:00 | 11627 views

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...

2010 David J. Rose Lecture in Nuclear Technology

2010 David J. Rose Lecture in Nucle...

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Added over 3 years ago | 01:25:00 | 9433 views

Dr. John Holdren ’65 SM ’66 delivers the 2010 Rose Lecture on the Energy / Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It.

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 4 years ago | 00:11:28 | 20146 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...

The Perfect Oyster

The Perfect Oyster

Class of 2010

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:10:19 | 18381 views

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, ...

AeroAstro Safety Lecture

AeroAstro Safety Lecture

AeroAstro

Added over 4 years ago | 00:44:45 | 13836 views

AeroAstro Department Senior Technical Instructor discusses lab and shop safety rules and procedures. Recorded in May 2009.

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

Frances Beinecke - Can We Meet the ...

MIT Energy Initiative

Added over 4 years ago | 01:00:45 | 27250 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...

President Susan Hockfield speaking on energy research in Washington, DC on March 23, 2009

President Susan Hockfield speaking ...

MIT Annual Fund

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:57 | 17486 views

The Most Important Number in the World

The Most Important Number in the World

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:28:00 | 31522 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 Happened to Elmer's Fishpond?

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 5 years ago | 00:06:14 | 61554 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 Sumner's Disappearing Backyard

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added 5 years ago | 00:04:06 | 39468 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

Sustainable Tim

MIT Energy Initiative

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:21 | 20558 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's Campus and Beyond

Sustainability at MIT: Greening MIT...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 5 years ago | 00:07:09 | 47246 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.