Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say that had it been built, a design for a bridge in the transcontinental city would have been viable.
Flooding in picturesque Italian city is caused by climate change, sea level rises, stronger and more frequent storms, as well as sinking surfaces, researchers say.
Iconic St Mark’s Square closed as exceptionally high tidal waters have returned to Venice.
Amusing for tourists and a nuisance for residents, the high water, caused by a record high tide, invaded cafes, stores and other businesses
The protesters who took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for several hours demand action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the city.
The 69-year old Oscar winner, known for acclaimed films such as “Talk to Her”, “Volver” and most recently his loosely autobiographical portrait “Pain and Glory”, made his debut at the festival in 1983 with the comic drama “Dark Habits”.
The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
Film Festival to feature three Netflix productions along with Hollywood titles. Cannes Film Festival has excluded the streaming giant for a second year in a row.
Five hundred years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci’s interaction with the Ottomans is memorialised in his designs for a bridge and his overtures to the Ottoman Sultans of the time.
Thousands of people have been left without electricity as rains and violent winds sparked flooding and tore trees from their roots.
David Hertz and Laura Doss are literally making water from air; their device creates little rainstorms inside shipping containers by heating up wood chips to produce the temperature and humidity needed to draw water from the air and the wood itself.
Attitudes hardened at the start of a make-or-break week with Madrid standing firm on plans to replace Catalonia's government while the region's firefighters, teachers and students are warning they will strike in protest.
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