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2010 News in Brief



Provost releases Environmental Council report

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Provost Rafael Reif today released the report of the Environmental Research Council (ERC), chaired by CEE Professor Dara Entekhabi, and asked the council to design an implementation plan for launching an MIT Environmental Initiative in January 2011. Reif also announced creation of an Energy and Environment Board, which will be co-chaired by CEE department head Professor Andrew Whittle and Professor Ernest Moniz of physics. The board will advise the ERC on implementation of the MIT Environmental Initiative and its coordination with other campus activities and organizations, including the MIT Energy Initiative, which is directed by Moniz. Read a news story.