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

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

NewsBriefs: Wetlands Capture Carbon, Create Soil

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

NewsBriefs: Device Extracts Carbon Dioxide from Air (The Christian Science Monitor)

NewsBriefs: Southern Oceans Unable to Absorb Carbon Dioxide (Associated Press)

NewsBriefs: Northeast States to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions (The Boston Globe)

NewsBriefs: University Students Develop Carbon Dioxide Remoival Method (Clarkson University)

 

 

 

 

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