October 22, 2017

Archives for October 2013

Wolves and bears back in Scotland?

International travel guide Lonely Planet recently named Scotland as one of the top three best countries in the world to visit after Brazil and Antarctica. Never a country ‘to rest on its laurels,’ Scotland is running and planning a wide range of interesting and varied projects that will add to its attractiveness as an international […]

Nuclear power risk balance

The UK government has just announced that a new nuclear power station will be constructed at Hinkley Point in Somerset. It will be the third nuclear power station to be built at the site and will, therefore, be designated Hinkley C. It will be the first new nuclear power station built in the UK since […]

Kuala Lumpur and KL Sentral public transport infrastructure projects – a successful strategy for reducing congestion and pollution

I was teaching in Kuala Lumpur (KL) in Malaysia last week and I was impressed with the number and range of large-scale public transport programmes and projects currently in progress in the city. These programmes and projects emphasise the commitment and determination of the Malaysian Government to construct a world class public transport system for […]