News tagged with infrastructure

America's crumbling infrastructure

No matter how big the issue—national security, health care, gun rights—it's been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep rancor and partisan division among them. But fixing the ...

dateJan 09, 2017 in Other
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Waterworld—can we learn to live with flooding?

Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live ...

dateJan 05, 2017 in Environment
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Asian building boom threatens tigers, study says

Poaching and habitat loss have devastated tiger populations but in the coming years, the new threat of infrastructure projects could pose the biggest risk to the imperilled cats, a report said Wednesday.

dateNov 23, 2016 in Ecology
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