Exaggerating how much lockdown improved air quality could allow us to underestimate the scale of the air pollution problem.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~7 min
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Slashing carbon emissions by 68% by 2030 will depend on using the UK's infrastructure strategy effectively.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
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But the roads are much busier than during the first lockdown, new government figures show.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~3 min
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What if roads and bridges could signal structural problems that need repair?
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~8 min
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The "sci-fi" travel concept involves travelling in pods inside vacuum tubes at very high speeds.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~3 min
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Active travel has become attractive to a degree not seen for decades. Policy needs to follow.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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United under the Sustainability Incubator Fund, researchers strategize sustainable sourcing solution for crises at the local and global level.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~11 min
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Some atmospheric pollutants actually help cool the planet, but the sudden shutdown of heavy industry threatened to purge them.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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One in five now work exclusively from home in the UK. But remote workers still drive about as often as commuters – though for different reasons.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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