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Diesel Dies Early: Truck Makers Agree To End ICE Production By 2040

December 28th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

Europe's seven largest commercial truck makers have jointly agreed to end the sale of diesel-engined trucks by 2040. Instead, Daf, Daimler, Ford, Iveco, Man, Scania, and Volvo will switch focus to hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric vehicles, allowing them to achieve their zero-emissions goals a full decade earlier than previously planned


The Paintbrush: An Unexpected New Tool For City Planners

September 4th, 2018 | by The Beam

By bringing nature back into cities and working with water, rather than against it, cities can improve livability for citizens, and create greater resilience for urban centers. There are also many examples coming to light demonstrating that yellow, red, and white infrastructure are on the rise too. Cities are changing the whole concept of infrastructure, and planners are painting their way to resilient, low-carbon futures


Blockchain Technology – A Threat to Distribution Network Operators?

July 11th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Network operators should get involved soon in blockchain technology. If they miss the digital revolution, it will threaten their business model in the longer term and they could end up becoming pure network asset owners without operational responsibilities, writes Marius Buchmann of Jacobs University


The United States Of America’s Vulnerable Infrastructure

July 31st, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

This article is a call for action on an issue that has important implications for the U.S. – the fact that infrastructure on which we are highly dependent can be compromised by deliberate action by our enemies


Privatization: Trump Wants To Sell Off US To Millionaires & The Saudis, Starting With Air Traffic Control

June 5th, 2017 | by Jeremy Bloom

President Trump says he's going to spend the next week pushing his so-called infrastructure proposals, which are actually just an excuse to sell off YOUR public assets to his buddies. He's putting lipstick on several pigs that have already been rejected by Republicans in Congress as terrible ideas, starting with the sell-off of the Air Traffic Control system


Developing-Asia Requires $26 Trillion To Properly Develop Infrastructure Through 2030

February 28th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The need for new and upgraded infrastructure across developing-Asia and the Pacific is expected to exceed $22.6 trillion through 2030, or around $1.5 trillion a year, if the region is going to maintain its growth momentum -- figures which only increase to over $26 trillion, or $1.7 trillion a year, when climate change mitigation and adaptation costs are included.



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