In sub-Saharan Africa, most governments welcome China’s investment in digital infrastructure.
The inability of city authorities to enforce land-use regulations has allowed people to carry out ecologically unfriendly activities along the water bodies.
Labour’s ‘Adapt and Thrive’ plan for climate resilience is unlikely to survive the new government’s priorities. But the country cannot avoid addressing its urgent infrastructural deficit.
Computer data centres produce vast amounts of heat that often gets wasted - now that’s being harnessed to warm swimming pools and improve overall energy efficiency.
More autocratic governments, growing urbanization and emerging technologies will bolster the spread of Chinese influence around the world, an expert on emerging economies explains.
The shift in focus in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will change how China does its business in Indonesia – that might mean less money for the latter’s ambitious infrastructure projects.
Detroit residents with past-due bills are facing water shut-offs again after a reprieve during COVID-19. At the same time, providers are also raising rates.
Our new research found Australia is spending $1 billion less on maintaining roads than we need – and the biggest reason for that gap is federal funding.
Every state is poised to receive a large amount of federal money to expand broadband access, but they have a lot of work to do to meet the government’s requirements for distributing it.
Embattled Optus chief Kelly Bayer Rosmarin who oversaw two network outages in the last year has resigned after admitting her company had no disaster management plan.
As seas rise, it is clear that traditional coastal defence approaches are unable to keep pace. Nature-based solutions offer considerable potential to protect coasts, people and biodiversity.
Until now we’ve paid lip service to rigorous assessment of big projects, and it’s hard to do more than that when they are inherently political.
An independent review finds the projected cost of Australia’s $120 billion infrastructure pipeline has blown out by $32.8 billion.
The Optus chief will face some tough questions about the company’s poor handling of last week’s catastrophic network outage when she appears before a Senate inquiry.
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With immigration soaring, warnings about its impact on population distribution, housing and business innovation have gone largely undiscussed during the election campaign.
A new study of Florida’s fiscal vulnerability to climate change finds that flooding directly threatens many local tax bases.
With all delays on this train line over the last decade, it may have been a costly distraction from other projects that could have contributed to levelling up in the meantime.
The 35 shortlisted structures from around the world showcase engineering ingenuity and big ideas for making construction more sustainable.