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US soldiers and airmen helped clean up Venice after the historic city was hit by the worst flooding in 53 years

US Army Garrison Italy/Maria Cavins US military personnel in the Venice area joined efforts to clean up the history city after it was hit by historic flood.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2019

Video shows tourists and locals wading through thigh-deep water in Venice during its worst flooding in more than 50 years

Youtube/chave1981 Water levels in the Italian city of Venice reach 187 centimeters (six feet two inches) — the highest in over 50 years, according to The Associated Press. The Mayor of Venice attributed this year's particularly severe f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2019

One Benefit of Record Flooding, Drought Levels in US Hit Historic Low

Four years after some parts of the United States were hit by the worst drought levels in over 1,000 years, America is almost entirely drought-free, with levels at a two-decade low. The new data show........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 7th, 2019

Market Extra: The Dow logged its worst 2-day percentage drop in two years on Tuesday — here are 5 reasons the stock market is tanking, and only one of them is the coronavirus

The U.S. stock-market rally is starting to unravel, with a period of historic gains coming to a screeching halt, as fears the coronavirus epidemic may reach America rattles Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 26th, 2020

Market Extra: The Dow just logged its worst 2-day percentage drop in two years — here are 5 reasons the stock market is tanking, and only one of them is the coronavirus

The U.S. stock market rally is starting to unravel, with a period of historic gains coming to a screeching halt, as fears the coronavirus epidemic may reach America rattles Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2020

Positive earnings boost futures after Monday"s selloff

U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday, helped by a slate of positive earnings, a day after the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials logged their worst session in two years on worries over the worldwide spread of the virus......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 25th, 2020

9 photos show flooding in Venice that has caused more than $1 billion in damages to the city"s homes and historical sites

Luigi Costantini/AP A new wave of high water hit Venice on December 23, piling on to the damage from flooding that has troubled the city throughout the year.  Venice's mayor reportedly said that the unu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 23rd, 2019

Stocks extend record rally, sterling endures rough week

A year-end rally in global equity markets extended gains on Friday, helped by data showing relatively strong U.S. growth, while sterling headed toward its worst week in more than two years on concerns over how Britain will leave the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2019

New brewery enters Center City with food, bars and a rooftop deck

Victory Brewing Co. plans to open a new brewery and tap room in 14,000 square feet at 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, marking its first foray into Philadelphia. Established 23 years ago in Downingtown, Victory Brewing helped establish the local craft.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2019

15 Places Most Vulnerable to Sea Level Rise

Over the next 100 years, rapid sea level rise will change the landscape of the U.S. and increase the risk of severe flooding for thousands of households. According to the worst-case scenario in a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 20th, 2019

Multifamily transformation: Historic mansion converted to short-term housing for homeless families

Two years ago, Cambridge, Mass., adopted ambitious net-zero energy standards for the construction and renovation of city-owne.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 24th, 2019

New York making slow progress on resiliency seven years after Hurricane Sandy

It’s been seven years since Hurricane Sandy caused extensive flooding in the New York metro region, and progress on resiliency since then has been slow. One city planning study called “Resilient Neighborhoods” ha.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 24th, 2019

A clean slate: Bill White brings new energy to wind power firm EnBW

After years of toiling at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to get the state’s offshore-wind sector up and running, he's now in the position to build upon what he helped create......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

US Auto Sales Pause Plunge In May, Helped By Bloated Inventories And Fleet Sales

After auto sales crashed 6.1% in April, marking the industry's worst slide in 8 years,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 4th, 2019

De Blasio should rethink Canada pipeline plan

To the editor: Four years ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged that 100% of the electricity needed to power city operations would become clean and renewable. Meeting a bold goal can take time. But the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 3rd, 2019

JFK’s Iconic TWA Terminal Is Now the Coolest Hotel in New York City. Take a Look Inside

See inside the newly opened TWA Hotel After sitting dormant beside John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 5 for nearly 20 years, the historic TWA Flight Center reopened May 15 as .....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 17th, 2019

Trump’s latest Fed picks have supported the gold standard. It’s one of the worst economic ideas in the world.

The gold standard helped destroy the world economy in the 1930s. Trump's latest Fed picks have supported it as recently as a few years ago......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 12th, 2019

Trump’s latest Fed picks support the gold standard. Here’s why it’s one of the worst economic ideas in the world.

The gold standard helped destroy the world economy in the 1930s. The president’s latest Fed picks have supported it as recently as a few years ago......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 12th, 2019

5 good reads: A look inside a historic day for KC and KCI

It’s no stretch to call the groundbreaking on a new Kansas City International Airport terminal as a historic event. The construction itself will take five years and bring a new front door to the city that will greet visitors, business travelers, co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2019

Countries With the Worst Access to Drinking Water

We take for granted the ability to drink fresh, clean water when we turn on the tap. But that was not the reality 150 years ago, and sadly it is still not the reality for many people around the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 19th, 2019

Stalled for years, massive Redwood City salt ponds where developer envisioned 12,000 homes could now see development

A long-controversial Bayside property in Redwood City could finally see new development after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cleared some regulatory restrictions. The EPA ruled that the former Cargill salt ponds are exempt from the Clean .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019