Welcome to the online home of Terrascope Mission 2020! Terrascope is a freshman learning community at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We strive to solve complex, real-world problems. You can read more about us here.
This year we aimed to tackle problems related to the consumption of air, energy, food, space, and water in cities. We present a set of recommendations to solve sustainability and equity problems related to these five urban resources by 2050. Read more about our mission:
“Develop a set of solutions for current cities that present sustainable and equitable solutions to urban consumption by 2050.”
To help define the problems and find our solutions, we have set five main goals. By 2050, cities will have to:
Under Our Solutions you can find detailed descriptions of the problems we identified in cities around the world and our proposed solutions to combat these problems.