A wave of infrastructure projects is coming as federal funds pour in. Cities and everyone in them needs to know the risks from the cheapest, most popular repair method and how to avoid harm.
Countries that lean towards democracy are less likely to welcome Chinese labourers.
There simply aren’t enough water engineers in New Zealand for the massive Three Waters projects. Matching capacity with forward planning is an urgent issue the government must address.
Large scale infrastructure projects like ports represent more than just financial investments.
China’s international lending projects have big potential impacts on oceans and coasts. By cooperating more closely with host countries, Beijing can make those projects more sustainable.
Governments, scientists and conservation groups are working to protect 30% of Earth’s land and water for nature by 2030. Two scientists explain why scale matters for reaching that goal.
Hydrogen cars were heralded as an avenue towards universal green motoring, but progress has stalled in recent years.
Yes it got many things built, but the legacy is fairly disastrous.
Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.
Conflict is prevalent in the region characterised by harsh climate, vast wilderness and low levels of development.
Despite the impact of flooding on food security, it is not recognised as a threat by policymakers.
Congress has approved billions of dollars to fix water and sewer systems across the US. But getting that money to needy communities depends on how states define a key word.
Under normal circumstances the Crimean Bridge would be shut for a long time – but circumstances are far from normal.
Reducing air pollution from cars and light trucks would pay big health dividends for low-income and minority communities. A new survey shows how to get more drivers of color into electric vehicles.
Ontario’s first Growth Plan won awards that recognized the province as a leader in the field. But since then, successive changes to the policy have sabotaged the original plan’s progress.
South Africa’s water situation is complex. It needs better monitoring and implementation of plans.
Climate change will increase the frequency of both floods and droughts in Pakistan. To address these challenges, enhancing infrastructure, building dams and educating the public are necessary.
A heat wave that pushed California’s power grid to the limit, and the water system failure in Jackson, Mississippi, are just two examples.
Countries in southern Africa should start focusing on greater regional interconnectedness and collaboration.