Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Considers the theory and practice of urban sustainability. Introduces concepts of environmental sustainability, systems dynamics, ecological footprints, and environmental indicators. Investigates cutting-edge practices of cities in the US and around the world.
Field-based Practicum in which 12 DUSP students selected by application will prepare for a two week stay in Malaysia during which they will work, under the close supervision of DUSP faculty and faculty at the Universiti of Teknologi of Malaysia(UTM) to assess the sustainable development efforts of regional development agencies in Penang, Kuala Lumpur or Johor Bahru. The overa
Examines the joint economic and environmental problems of electricity production, focusing on the U.S. electrical system and national and state policy.
Regional ocean planning (also known as marine planning) is, according to the White House, “a science-based tool that regions can use to address specific ocean management challenges and advance their economic development and conservation objectives.