‘Living laboratory’: New Dubai city pushes for green revolution in the desert

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 […]

Riverfront Park windfall may fund water system improvements

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 Launches First International Flight to Beijing’s Daxing International Airport

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 […]

DeSantis must stand firm on water issues

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.