Vijay Modi

"On Earth Day, I hope that the first thing we recognize is that we have a problem, and the problem is solvable."

Vijay Modi

Vijay Modi is a professor of mechanical engineering and director of Infrastructure Programs, Millennium Villages Project:

"I think about how we can emit a lot less carbon dioxide quickly. Quickly is the key word. On Earth Day, I hope that the first thing we recognize is that we have a problem, and the problem is solvable."

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Vijay Modi