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.
Flood risks are rising as the climate warms. The risks are complex, as a levee or new roadway in one place can worsen flooding somewhere else.
Hiding in plain sight, they’re subtle reminders that we’re being watched, tracked, studied.
They look like conventional school buses, but electric versions are cleaner, quieter and cheaper to maintain. States, utilities and federal agencies are helping school districts make the switch.
China’s need for private security services in Africa has grown significantly as Beijing increases its investment in the continent.
As recent deluges in St. Louis and Kentucky show, flash flooding can happen in urban and rural areas, with deadly results in either setting.
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.
Manufactured housing – the preferred name for what were once called mobile homes – has changed dramatically in recent decades. Three planning experts call for giving it a new look.
Harnessing the combined effect of trade and urbanisation could significantly boost the economies of African countries.
The UK rail industry struggles to create tracks that can cope with both high and low temperatures.
Coastal erosion along the St. Lawrence River has economic, social and cultural impacts.
The quality of asphalt binder — the glue that holds roads together — influences their condition. Binder made from Alberta bitumen is low in waxes and could extend pavement lifespan.
An expert assesses the weak links in a warming UK.
Infrastructure has been rife with controversy for years. Can a new department secretary make a difference?
We asked four experts to explain what gas taxes are used for and whether waiving them will make much of a difference to American households.
Governments embraced shovel ready projects during the pandemic as a way to stimulate the economy. But the potential for real transformation was lost in the rush to build.