President Donald Trump’s plan to revitalize America’s old, deteriorating infrastructure has two major problems. First, it doesn’t promise enough money. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. needs a $2 trillion investment in its roads, bridges, water and sewage systems in order to become globally competitive. Trump’s proposal, unveiled on Monday, only calls for three-quarters that amount.
Second, only $200 billion of his $1.5 trillion plan is a guaranteed investment from...
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A trope of sci-fi movies these days, from Snowpiercer to Geostorm, is that our failure to tackle climate change will eventually force us to deploy an arsenal of unproven technologies to save the planet. Think sun-deflecting space mirrors or chemically altered clouds. […]
Tinder will make a change to its dating app in an upcoming update that will allow women to message first, according to a report from MarketWatch this morning, which TechCrunch has also confirmed. The new option will allow women to choose when to start a conversation, but it will not be the default setting as it is in Bumble. Instead, women will be able to decide whether or not they want to… Read More