Infrastructure

Touchberry - Coronavirus Relief Inclusions - 2020

The article comments on the latest measures the government intends to take in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Under these measures, there is also talk of medical measures and relief, as well as paid leave and other relief measures.Read more

Branigin - Black Communities Frontline COVID19 - 2020

This article comments on the nature of segregation in our cities and how it plays out during the COVID-19 pandemic. The news article cares to note how policies have made it possible for Black and minority communities to be situated in neighborhoods that increase the likelihood of chronic disease...Read more

Can’t get into your PGW account? 94,000 customers have to re-register after online update

PGW switched to a new online accounts system in July, which requires every user to re-register. Some paperless customers expressed frustration on social media, saying they didn’t know anything...Read more

Petrova and Prodromidou - Politics, Austerity, Vulnerability - 2019

This ethnographic work brings forth the pathways of energy consumption and production under regulatory austerity programs, currently governing Greece, as they exist in energy vulnerable environments that tend to generate energy poverty.Read more

Sobhani - Infrastructure, Unemployment, and COVID19 - 2020

This opinion piece talks about the potential to keep the United States' economy afloat simply by contracting workers to complete outstanding Federal and State infrastructure projects (including bridges and roads, and energy projects).Read more

Biden administration accelerates plans for a national EV charging network

This article briefly discusses the latest information pertaining to the infrastructure bill to be implemented this coming year. In the money set aside for this infrastructure bill the Biden Administration has also lumped in funds to create national-scale electric vehicle charging stations...Read more

TOI Staff - Accelerating Infrastructure - 2020

Taking advantage of lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, countries like Israel are funding road repairs and transportation upgrades to both keep a sector of the economy alive and complete outstanding infrastructure projects.Read more

Senate Bill Includes $500M Additional For LIHEAP, Creates Water Pilots

On August 10th, 2021 the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill which adds $500 Million for LIHEAP Over 5 Year, provides $3.5B for WAP, and creates Water Assistance Needs Study & 40 Pilot Projects. The WAP increase is a ten-fold increase in the...Read more

Energy cooperatives in Germany – an example of successful alternative economies?

This paper expands on the existing artifacts I've uploaded that promote community renewable energy initiatives (CREs) as ways to subvert traditional power structures and promote greater democratization within the struggle for energy justice by positing new terminology - "alternative economies...Read more

Dynda - IT Infrastructure COVID19 - 2020

The article focuses on responses taken by hospitals and medical personnel during the current COVID-19 outbreak, including moving to technologically dominant visits and the needs that have come forward at this time.Read more

Jain - COVID19 Impacts Infrastructure - 2020

The article talks about the losses incurred by Phillip Capital in the wake and persistence of the COVID19 outbreak, especially when it comes to construction and infrastructure.Read more

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