Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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With support from renewable energy sources, the MIT research scientist says, we can consider hydrogen fuel as a tool for decarbonization.
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CSHub researchers have developed a pavement maintenance model that considers future uncertainties to improve performance and lower cost.
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Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.
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Researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub study the many contextual factors that influence a pavement’s environmental footprint.
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A new method identifies opportunities to learn and adapt to changing temperature and precipitation trends.
April 22, 2019 • ~7 min
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers outline a new pavement maintenance model that accounts for future uncertainties in cost and deterioration.
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Concrete Sustainability Hub research shows life-cycle thinking has long-term environmental and economic payoffs.
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Successful programs aren’t limited to well-off towns with strong environmental movements.
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One drought remedy: Keep infrastructure fast, cheap, and under control.
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