The Threat Of Climate Misinformation Propagated by Generative AI Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed how we access and distribute information. In particular, Generative AI (GAI) offers unprecedented opportunities for growth. But, it also poses significant challenges, notably in climate change discourse, especially climate misinformation.

In 2022, research showed that

IBM and Hugging Face release AI foundation model for climate science

In a bid to democratise access to AI technology for climate science, IBM and Hugging Face have announced the release of the geospatial foundation model.

The geospatial model, built from NASA’s satellite data, will be the largest of its …

A new dataset of Arctic images will spur artificial intelligence research

As the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) icebreaker Healy takes part in a voyage across the North Pole this summer, it is capturing images of the Arctic to further the study of this rapidly changing region. Lincoln Laboratory researchers installed a …

Q&A: Gabriela Sá Pessoa on Brazilian politics, human rights in the Amazon, and AI

Gabriela Sá Pessoa is a journalist passionate about the intersection of human rights and climate change. She came to MIT from The Washington Post, where she worked from her home country of Brazil as a news researcher reporting on the

Inaugural J-WAFS Grand Challenge aims to develop enhanced crop variants and move them from lab to land

According to MIT’s charter, established in 1861, part of the Institute’s mission is to advance the “development and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures, and commerce.” Today, the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab …

Detailed images from space offer clearer picture of drought effects on plants

“MIT is a place where dreams come true,” says César Terrer, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Here at MIT, Terrer says he’s given the resources needed to explore ideas he finds most exciting, and …

MIT Solve announces 2023 global challenges and Indigenous Communities Fellowship

MIT Solve, an MIT initiative with a mission to drive innovation to solve world challenges, announced today the 2023 Global Challenges and the Indigenous Communities Fellowship. 

Solve invites anyone from anywhere in the world to submit a solution to this …

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