The world’s largest solar farm is to be built in the Philippines as part of the government’s plan for reaching renewable targets in accordance with its National Renewable Energy Plan.
The East Side Coastal Resiliency Project aims to safeguard part of America’s most-populous city from potential flooding induced by rising sea levels
Rising tidal activity, in part driven by climate change, increasingly threatens coastal communities. Officials are assessing shore defenses around the country, including considering seawalls. But are such structures the answer, or are there more effective alternatives?
Engineers have a crucial role to play in making the built environment greener, particularly when it comes to delivering infrastructure that impacts the world around us. In an interview with Bluebeam, expert Tim Chapman of Arup and the Institution of Civil Engineers spells out what needs to be done.
The construction industry needs to address not only the operational carbon of a building – what it emits throughout its use – but the embodied carbon in buildings, which is linked to the materials used to deliver it, along with the construction activity itself.