Research for climate solutions

We’re galvanizing the campuses in our global university system to work together to find faster, smarter solutions to the climate change problems people face. By partnering with industry, government, and other universities around the world, we’re able to bring more passion and purpose to problem-solving—and a results-driven mindset that moves discovery through to commercialization.

Collaborate with world-leading climate change researchers and faculty members


Co-design IP policies that benefit all partners to ignite new climate industries

Access cutting-edge technologies and facilities across Northeastern's network

Leverage Northeastern's incubator to launch products and joint ventures to fight climate change

Driving our passion for problem solving

Our centers and institutes are laser-focused on solving issues related to sustainability.
Their approach cuts across disciplines and allows for unique collaborations across sectors.

BARI Boston Area Research Initiative

Beyond Traffic Innovation Center

Business Sustainability initiative

center for renewable energy technology

Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development

Center for Solid-State Electric Power Storage

Coastal Sustainability Institute

Cognitive Laboratory of Environment and Arts Research


Dukakis center for urban and regional policy

Global Resilience Institute

Institute for Experiential Artificial Intelligence

Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things

Marine Science Center

Northeastern Collaborative on resilient energy

Northeastern Environmental justice research collaborative

Puerto rico testsite for exploring contamination threats

Social science environmental health research institute

sustainability and data sciences lab