Circular economy has provided the possibilities for recycling and sustainable management of plastic wastes.
This article supports SDGs 9, 11 and 13 by employing an Urban-Water-Energy (UWE)-Nexus approach to understand water and energy demand and their interactions in both space and time for Rhode Island and quantifies the extent and exposure of the Urban Heat Island effects among its towns and urban populations using high-resolution details.

Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Volume 126, June 2022

The paper studied the evaluation index system of urban garden afforestation, ecological environment benefit and urban garden afforestation, furthering SDG 11, 5 and 9.
The plastic sector is hard to decarbonize due to the widespread use of fossil energy as raw materials and the complex value chains rooted across global markets. This Review article takes a synthesis of existing literature and discusses potential and challenges in deep decarbonizing the global plastic sector via the aspects of technology and governance.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been recognized as a key technology in energy systems decarbonization.
Elsevier, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Volume 13, March 2022
Telecommuting has become a dominant professional experience for many Canadian business and workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telecommuting has several benefits that are separate from COVID-19.
Elsevier, IFAC Journal of Systems and Control, Volume 19, March 2022
The optimal control of a water reservoir system represents a challenging problem, due to uncertain hydrologic inputs and the need to adapt to changing environment and varying control objectives.
Pollution by polymeric materials - in particular plastics - has a negative effect on the health of our planet.
This Article advances SDGs 5, 9 and 10 by proposing intentional strategies for closing the gender pay gap in radiology, one of the four medical specialties with the largest gender pay gap. Closing the gender pay gap will demonstrate that radiology values diversity, inclusion, families, and patient outcomes.

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 103, February 2022

Transportation is a basic social need, but most trips are done by private vehicles, which is not environmentally sustainable with growing urban populations.