The US$1.2trn infrastructure bill now moving through Congress will bring money to cities for much-needed investments.
Subway stations in New York were inundated with water following heavy rain on 1 September 2021. But the Big Apple isn’t alone – over the past year we have seen similar images in other major cities, including London and Zhengzhou.
Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, owners and managers of urban buildings have struggled to find and implement effective disinfecting measures for keeping viruses and other contaminants at bay and return confidence to the people who occupy those buildings.
Global electricity consumption from street lighting could be slashed with smart cameras and sensors turned on, reducing emissions and advancing the energy transition, says the International Energy Agency.
Local government, neglected under apartheid in South Africa, was elevated in the 1996 constitution so as to strengthen democracy and help redress past inequities.
The UK is meant to go fully emissions-free by 2035, but much of the infrastructure for electric vehicles is yet to come.
Britain has been plagued by floods for decades, with affected areas feeling overlooked. Will flooded hospitals and Tube stations break the cycle of neglect?
The UK government is set to make radical changes to the planning system in England.
Office for Budget Responsibility data shows the net cost of the UK’s energy transition is to be borne by the power and buildings sectors.