Lagos poses a set of particular challenges when it comes to making interventions work.
Researchers are turning microbes into microscopic construction crews by altering their DNA to make them produce building materials. The work could lead to more sustainable buildings.
Water is essential for health, economic well-being and social equity, but too many people around the world still don't have access to clean drinking water and sanitation.
As response to COVID-19 moves from a learning phase to an operational phase, lessons from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic can inform Canada's action plan.
International financing for massive infrastructure projects can create new problems for African cities.
Building infrastructure takes time. To develop sustainable transportation, Canada needs to invest in high-quality infrastructure that will enable us to make environmentally friendly travel choices.
Native Brazilians are among the Amazon's most effective defenders against logging and mining, because they're fighting not just for the environment but for their people's very survival.
Overcrowding can have severe negative consequences for the education and safety of learners.
States across Australia are increasingly using market-led proposals to build infrastructure. The emerging problems reflect the inherent risks of projects that bypass proper public planning processes.
Floating bridges and submerged tunnels could be used to cross the Irish Sea.
Much was made of The New York Times' dual endorsement of Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar. But four days prior, a hugely popular Facebook meme group threw its support behind Bernie Sanders.
Green iguanas are an invasive species that seem to be spreading and proliferating in Florida. Used to warmer temps, they switch into torpor mode when the mercury drops.
The World Bank's latest report on Nigeria deserved closer scrutiny, just like the opinions of economic experts outside government.
The projected surplus has been revised down from A$7.1 billion at budget time to $5 billion for this financial year.
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Located at the edges of cities, suburbs have a role to play in urban resilience to disasters caused or exacerbated by climate change.
Unsolicited market proposals are not transparently assessed. Infrastructure should be built to serve the public interest, not shaped by its private backers, but the checks to ensure this are broken.
University of Canberra VC Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss this week in politics, and talk about what to expect in the last parliamentary sitting fortnight, which starts this Monday.
Communications networks are a crucial part of any disaster planning. Resilient communications systems determine how effective emergency responses can be.
Irregular weather is destabilizing the soil that supports railroad tracks, roads, buildings and pipelines.