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Providing a critical lifeline while the economy gets back on its feet is essential.

Officials fear disastrous gridlock if people turn to cars because they remain concerned about getting the coronavirus on the subway and other public transit.

A billion-dollar program to protect cities from climate change is at risk of failing because the pandemic.

The economy can’t fully recover without longer-term help from Washington.

Many need repairs. Let’s fix them before climate-related flooding gets worse.

Officials shouldn’t let the coronavirus end a long history of helping people stay cool.

Facing a calamity on par with the Great Depression, they left without a new relief package in place.

Engineers say most dams in the United States, designed decades ago, are unsuited to a warmer world and stronger storms.

Thousands of residents of Midland, Mich., fled their homes as waters rose, trying to keep safe social distances even in shelters.

New York City nonprofits are using a cloud-based service from the start-up Temboo that helps monitor storm-water runoff and other environmental factors.


Minister of Transport Amar Ghoul has announced 600km of new railway lines to be laid in Algeria. This is the latest project in one of the greatest railway network construction mega projects in the world today.

Siemens will supply signalling equipment for the Algiers Metro Line 1 extension. The contract, worth €20m includes provision of communications-based train control, Airlink radio transmission and Digiloc train location, in addition to staff training to operate the new systems.

The Chinese Ambassador to Algeria has told the press service APS, that up until the end of 2012, Chinese investments in Algeria totalled US$1.5 billion (€1.1 billion) over the past decade. More than 30,000 Chinese are working in Algeria in sectors including construction, road and rail infrastructures, for fifty major Chinese companies, he said.

With the African’s infrastructure financing needs growing as economic growth continues apace, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is launching a multi-billion dollar fund to finance infrastructure investment on the continent.

Africa's dream of becoming a continent of opportunity and destination for investment may become a reality soon with on-going plans to implement infrastructure development.

China hopes more countries can show sincerity while assisting infrastructure construction in Africa, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.


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