On September 1, 1923, Japan was ravaged by the Great Kanto Earthquake.
Within minutes after the magnitude 7.9 subduction zone earthquake, a 33-foot tsunami flooded the nearest coastal areas. A large landslide crushed the entire village of Nebukawa. Fires seemingly ignited everywhere; some grew into huge firestorms. While fire fighting was… more
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will improve the way Americans travel, as well as how goods and materials are transported. With the current economic state occurring from a multitude of issues, improving our transportation infrastructure is more important than ever.
IIJA has earmarked $25 billion for airports, $66 billion for railways,… more
The passage of H.R.3684 – the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – ensures daily commutes across metropolitan cities and small towns will be improved.
The law includes $1.2 trillion in total funding, reauthorizing surface transportation programs for five years and investing $110 billion in funding. The… more
It reminds us of the strong link between water and climate change.
Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives, says United Nations Water (UN-Water), which coordinates the efforts of UN entities and international organizations working on water and sanitation issues.
WWD infographicEveryone has a role to… more