Risk in Geotechnical Practice: Are Design Professionals Liable for Failing to Anticipate the Effects of Climate Change?…
Climate change is the result of rising greenhouse gasses from a century and a half of development and industrialization around the world. The inability of the global community to reduce greenhouse gas...

National Academies Analyze Methods for Capturing, Sequestering CO2

Structural Engineers Release Open-Source Embodied Carbon Measurement Tool

Evaluating the Energy and Carbon of Geotechnical Works: An Important Step in Developing Sustainable Designs
Engineering for sustainable development requires considering the triple-bottom-line of social, economic, and environmental factors associated with a project when developing the final design. Within geotechnical...

Carbon Composites Make Their Way from the Lab to the Field

Permeable Concrete Could Be Improved with Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Material, Study Finds

Direct-Air Carbon Dioxide Capture Systems Launched

Properties of Biochar-Amended Highway Soils: Biochar – An Eco-friendly Geomaterial
Historically, geotechnical engineers have designed or modified soils and sediments to achieve particular strength, volume change, or flow characteristics. For example, lime and fly ash have been used to...

Two Coal Plants Pursue Different Approaches to Capturing Carbon Dioxide

Study: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Most Harm to Low-Emitting Nations

Becoming Greener with Green Sand: An Iron Castings Company Devises an Environmentally Friendly Liner System Reusing Foundry Byproduct
Metalcasting is one of the oldest methods of recycling—humans have a few millennia worth of experience with the technique—but today's industry still battles public preconceptions...

Iron-Impregnated 'Biochar' Shows Promise for Removing Arsenic from Water

NewsBriefs: Engineers Transform Invasive Plant into Helpful Carbon (www.theengineer.co.uk)

NewsBriefs: Rising Temperatures Expedite Carbon Release from Soil (Science Daily)

NewsBriefs: NASA Develops Map of Carbon Stored in the Earth's Tropical Forests (NASA)

NewsBriefs: Carbon Capture Plans Stalled in Germany

Remediation System Optimization with Alternatives
This work applies the enhanced multi-objective robust genetic algorithm (EMRGA) (Beckford and Chan Hilton, 2004) to Fort Ord's Site OU2 for optimal groundwater remediation under uncertainty....

NewsBriefs: Wetlands Capture Carbon, Create Soil

Modeling Fort Ord Site OU2's Remediation System Using Optimization
Fort Ord.s Site OU2 is located approximately 80 miles south of San Francisco near Monterey Bay in Monterey County, California. Fort Ord contains two landfills which were used for residential...

NewsBriefs: General Motors to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Environmental Business Journal)

 

 

 

 

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