Architectural engineering expert Simi Hoque explains how the pandemic has affected our energy use and how to conserve energy when working from home.
Big Ideas for Small Businesses Hit by COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis is on course to be the greatest economic shock since the Great Depression. Experts have identified significant challenges, sparked by the pandemic, for small businesses, which are often the heart of local […]
Q+A: What Is The Pandemic Teaching Us About Confronting Climate Change?
One small bright spot amid the clouds of the COVID-19 pandemic is the worldwide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions — the result of stay-at-home orders curtailing car travel. Though many experts expect these gains in […]
Q+A: Why Ventilation is Critical for Offices and Restaurants Reopening During the Pandemic
Over the last few months public health guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has called on people to wash hands, stifle sneezes, wear masks and keep their distance — measures to contain particles expelled […]
How COVID-19 Disrupted Supply Chains
From its onset, the coronavirus pandemic caused major disruptions to supply chains that led to nationwide shortages for many essential products. Consumers witnessed empty shelves when shopping for items like toilet paper, paper towels and […]
Quick Take: Environmental Engineers Can Help Us Understand How COVID-19 Travels
Around the world people are staying inside, keeping their distance from others, washing hands and sterilizing surfaces in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19. To understand why these measures are necessary and what others […]
Media Watch: How to Manage Eating Habits While Self-Isolating
Evan Forman, PhD, director of the WELL Center, gives tips on how to manage healthy eating habits during social isolation.