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January 16, 2020

Ed Carlevale

Me, MIT, and Horizontal Genius

 

I've been working on this site more or less full-time for the past year, and this is what I have to show for that effort. More or less nothing but bits and pieces. That is mostly on me, of course...but it also has something to do with the nature of the challenge. The challenge being climate change. Anyone can criticize. Anyone can throw out suggestions. But to change something in a positive direction... well, I don't see too much of that going on.

If climate change were an easy problem to solve, it would have been solved long since. I think it is a nightmarishly difficult problem to…

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January 15, 2020

Ed Carlevale

Diversity and the Parsons Lab

 

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January 6, 2020

Ed Carlevale

This is my "Exit Interview" from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, where I worked as Building Manager in the Ralph M. Parsons Lab from January 2017 to April 2018.

The story isn't a happy one, yet it sheds a unique and necessary light on the crisis of climate change action at MIT. 

Anyone who looks at MIT's agenda for its Climate Symposia 2019-2020, or reads the introductions by Chair of Faculty Maria Zuber or MIT President Rafael Reif, should have an immediate understanding of how profoundly lost MIT is when it comes to Climate Change action. These aren't…

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Ed Carlevale

The Zero Carbon Campus

 

Advocating for a Zero Carbon Campus movement across the United States is the primary goal of this website.

Harvard, Stanford, and many other US universities have set specific deadlines for reaching that goal. MIT has not.

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January 16, 2020

Ed Carlevale
Explore how open source has become the most widely used and most popular option for developers from its inception to recent years.
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