Following a storm that left Texans without electricity, water, and heat, a report shows the complete costs of power outages remain unknown years later.
March 3, 2021 • ~5 min
Researchers are developing ways to lock captured CO2 into cement. It could help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure and deal with climate change at the same time.
Feb. 14, 2021 • ~9 min
It follows a legal challenge from campaigners, who argue the policy does not fit with climate targets.
Feb. 12, 2021 • ~4 min
De-icing salts help us get around in winter, but they corrode cars, crack roads and contaminate rivers and lakes. Scientists are working to develop better options by imitating natural antifreezes.
Jan. 29, 2021 • ~8 min
The collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico was a result of financial neglect – and was a long time coming.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
The systems engineer focuses on making transportation, electricity, and water infrastructure more resilient against disruptions.
Dec. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Slashing carbon emissions by 68% by 2030 will depend on using the UK's infrastructure strategy effectively.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Millions of miles of fences crisscross the Earth's surface. They divide ecosystems and affect wild species in ways that often are harmful, but are virtually unstudied.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~10 min
What if roads and bridges could signal structural problems that need repair?
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~8 min
Joe Biden's $2 trillion climate plan is bold but lacks some specifics, experts say. Here, three weigh in on what they like—and what they think needs work.
July 28, 2020 • ~7 min