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March 19, 2020
Hurricanes are the most damaging of natural disasters: since 1980, they have inflicted nearly $1 trillion in damages in the U.S....
Urban Canyon Credit: Minesweeper / Creative Commons
March 12, 2020
To protect buildings and their occupants from hazards like hurricanes, governments implement building codes—or minimum construct...
March 4, 2020
With mentions in national media outlets like USA Today and publications in high impact journals like the Proceedings of the Nati...
February 18, 2020
With nearly 130,000 attendees in 2017, ConExpo-Con/AGG is North America’s largest construction trade show. As ConExpo-Con/AGG re...
February 3, 2020
Though hazard mitigation practices reduce hazard damage, they remain under-implemented. This is, in part, because current tools...
January 24, 2020
In 2019, researchers at CSHub created the Carbin app to measure pavement quality and its effect on greenhouse gas emissions. A y...
Cement production
November 26, 2019
In a recent piece in Grist, CSHub's Executive Director Jeremy Gregory commented on how to reduce the emissions of cement product...
November 16, 2019
The CSHub-developed Carbin app allows users to measure road quality and its impact on fuel consumption as they drive. The data u...
September 30, 2019
Though vital to infrastructure and sustainable development, cement is also a heavy emitter, producing 8 percent of the world's e...
September 18, 2019
Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 19, 2019, MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory testified...
June 25, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the House of Representatives drafted legislation that...

June 22, 2020

Even as a truck drives on a level road, it is, in a sense, still traveling...

MIT Researchers have found that stiffer pavements reduce transportation emissions
June 11, 2020

Though roads may seem rigid beneath one’s feet, under the weight of a truck they are quite...

Concrete and cement are heavily used, but many don't know the difference between the two
April 3, 2020

After water, concrete is the most consumed material on Earth....

Hurricane over the ocean
April 1, 2020

Researchers at the Hub are studying the connection between urban layouts and hazard losses. They...

March 19, 2020

Hurricanes are the most damaging of natural disasters: since 1980, they have inflicted nearly $1...

February 28, 2020

In a segment of Science Friday, program host Ira Flatow discussed sustainable...

February 13, 2020

Governments across America want to make sustainable concrete scalable. To do...

Sustainable Concrete
February 12, 2020

Researchers from around the world are developing new forms of concrete with lower CO2 emissions...

June 22, 2020

Even as a truck drives on a level road, it is, in a sense, still traveling...

February 18, 2020

With nearly 130,000 attendees in 2017, ConExpo-Con/AGG is North America’s largest construction...

October 24, 2019

On October 23, 2019, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory participated in a panel at the Buy...

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Renews Industry Partnership
October 5, 2019

Since 2009, the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub has worked with the...

September 30, 2019

Though vital to infrastructure and sustainable development, cement is also a heavy emitter,...

September 27, 2019
On September 26, CSHub’s Executive Director Jeremy Gregory participated in a panel...
September 27, 2019

On September 26, 2019, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory testified during a hearing held...

September 18, 2019
Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, September 19, 2019, MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub Executive...
June 27, 2019

From June 25–28, CSHub researchers attended the International...

June 4, 2019

On May 31, CSHub Executive Director Jeremy Gregory spoke at the...