DUBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fenced off by a wall of trees, about 20 km from the high rises towering over Dubai’s city center, there lies a small solar-powered settlement aiming to become a green oasis in the desert. Renowned for its glitzy skyscrapers, air-conditioning-blasting shopping malls and indoor skiing facilities, the emirate of Dubai […]
Beaumont may no longer have to worry about shutting off its water system during a major flooding event. Tropical Storm Harvey exposed flaws in Beaumont’s ability to provide water to residents in an extreme emergency. However the City Council is looking at using some $19 million in excess Federal Emergency Management Agency funds originally intended […]
British Airways has made its first flight into Beijing’s Daxing International Airport, making it the first international carrier to use the airport since its official opening last month. Daxing has claimed the title of the world’s largest airport, as well as one of the most technologically advanced. Passengers traveling through Daxing are set to experience […]
With his second legislative session fast approaching, Gov. Ron DeSantis is, once again, targeting the right issues and keeping his promise to prioritize the health of Florida’s water supply.
The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India’s sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water.
Several brands of bottled water contain concerning levels of arsenic contamination, according to an investigation by Consumer Reports.