The snow and ice that unleashed a cascading set of power and water outages in Texas and surrounding states was a natural event.
Americans are driving more miles, consuming more water, and sprawling further outward—all of which are fueling more climate challenges.
The Texas storm was just a preview of climate change impacts on infrastructure, says Shalini Vajjhala @refocuspartners. Being reactive not proactive will lead to "increasingly severe failures - cascading failures."
Continent-spanning storms triggered blackouts in Oklahoma and Mississippi, halted one-third of U.S. oil production and disrupted vaccinations in 20 states.
Prioritize people, not projects: Addressing the harms of legacy infrastructure in the COVID-19 recovery
As the COVID-19 pandemic and recession drag on, millions of households are looking to Washington for answers.
Government Executive Media Group, parent company of Route Fifty, announced Wednesday that it has acquired The Atlas for Cities, a digital platform that provides a community for local government leaders to exchange ideas and best practices.
The Atlas for Cities, the 500 Startups-backed market intelligence platform connecting tech companies with state and local governments, has been acquired by the Growth Catalyst Partners-backed publishing and market intelligence company Government Executive Media Group.
Could capital market instruments help the world prepare for or react to another pandemic? Those who have spent the last few years designing these types of tools for natural disasters have some ideas.