In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.
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A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
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Model tags road features based on satellite images, to improve GPS navigation in places with limited map data.
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Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.
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MIT researchers find a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production — a major global source of greenhouse gases.
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Study quantifies how much of Manhattan 10 taxis cover in a day — to better measure air pollution, traffic, and more.
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Moods expressed on social media tend to decline when air pollution gets worse, study finds.
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Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion.
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Architect and urban designer brings to the role decades of global expertise on the transformation of cities
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