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The Megacity Logistics Lab examines the congestion and environmental impacts of supply chains in the world’s largest and fastest growing urban centers.

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David Keith has developed a management flight simulator focused on alternative fuels in transportation, and researched buyer behavior influencing vehicle purchases

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While serving in the US military, alumnus Damian Blazy worked with MIT Sloan to examine the Navy’s fossil fuel use and the potential for biofuels.

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John Sterman

MIT Sloan’s John Sterman has pioneered the use of management flight simulators to better understand a range of urgent sustainability issues.

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Robin Chase

Robin Chase, SM ‘86, is a career innovator who has moved between articulating big ideas and implementing them.

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John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management , MIT Sloan School of Management
Transportation@MIT Seminar
February 9, 2010

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Robin Chase, Transportation Innovator
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
November 19, 2012

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Ethanol made from corn comprises 10% of US gasoline, up from 3% in 2003. This dramatic increase was spurred by recent policy initiatives such as the Renewable Fuel Standard and state-level blend mandates, and supported by direct subsidies such as the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit. Some proponents of ethanol have argued that eth...

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Technological advances in horizontal drilling deep underground have led to large-scale discoveries of natural gas reserves that are now economical to access. This, along with increases in oil prices, has fundamentally changed the relative price of oil and natural gas in the United States. As of December 2011, oil was trading at a 500 ...

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Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation in the US have relied on Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards and Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS). Economists often argue that these policies are inefficient relative to carbon pricing because they ignore existing vehicles and do not adequately reduce the incent...