Cambodia: in Sihanoukville, the “forbidden cities” of Chinese organized crime

Cambodia in Sihanoukville the forbidden cities of Chinese organized crime

By Brice Pedroletti Posted today at 4:29 p.m., updated at 4:58 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationA major beneficiary of the new Silk Roads, Cambodia also inherited their deleterious effects, such as Sihanoukville which attracts major projects but also illegal casinos that look like forced labor camps. Cambodians call it “Chinatown”: eleven bars of eleven … Read more

Smart cities, self-driving race cars and space travel: Buttigieg wants innovative tech and the government to work together

Smart cities self driving race cars and space travel Buttigieg wants

From electric cars, trucks and boats to autonomous cargo trains and self-driving race cars, the innovative technology showcased at CES this year indicated a growing shift in the way people and goods move. Some of the products unveiled this week could power a future full of smart cities where buses and cars communicate seamlessly to … Read more

Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing greater damage

Journal Reference: Andra J. Garner, Robert E. Kopp, Benjamin P. Horton. Evolving Tropical Cyclone Tracks in the North Atlantic in a Warming Climate. Earth’s Future, 2021; DOI: 10.1029/2021EF002326 In the new study, climate scientist Andra Garner at Rowan University analyzed more than 35,000 computer-simulated storms. To assess likely storm outcomes in the future, Garner and … Read more

Major cities could be close to self-sustaining through fully integrated solar

Journal Reference: Maria Panagiotidou, Miguel C. Brito, Kais Hamza, Jacek J. Jasieniak, Jin Zhou. Prospects of photovoltaic rooftops, walls and windows at a city to building scale. Solar Energy, 2021; 230: 675 DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2021.10.060 Published in the journal Solar Energy, the research, led by members of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science based … Read more

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