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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

4 ways to respond to climate gentrification

In Miami, expected sea level rise is driving up inland real estate prices. Here are a few things to consider before investing in a new neighborhood.

Mar 6, 2019
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Ideas Made to Matter

Economists rebuke Trump administration fuel economy analysis

New work in “Science” finds “fundamental flaws and inconsistencies … at odds with basic economic theory.”

Dec 26, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter

Is it up to business to save the planet?

An MIT engineering professor and a business strategist debate.

Dec 3, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter

Why the Butterball Turkey Talk Line works

The holiday hotline is a study in successful content marketing.

Nov 15, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter

4 ways to handle supply chain blind spots

New technology, but also long-term relationships, and even lean manufacturing.

Nov 9, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

MIT awards $1 million in third annual Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Companies helping rural farmers and online training platform for caregivers are among the winners.

Nov 9, 2018
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'This Old House' goes modern with MIT energy pioneer

The show's season premiere features David Miller's net-zero home.

Nov 5, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Startups

Tallying a decade of global entrepreneurship

The MIT Legatum Center's Fellows have created nearly 15,000 jobs in developing markets.

Oct 29, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

This tool is pushing people to take action on climate change

New research suggests the best way to understand climate risks is interactive learning.

Oct 11, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Climate Change

Hope in the face of climate change catastrophe

How one MIT Sloan researcher is using data and analytics to take evidence-based action.

Aug 29, 2018
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