Trump Wall – US. Mexico Border

The Trump Wall is an expansion of the Mexico-United States Barrier, built for inhibiting illegal crossing of migrants from South America. The discontinuous wall stretches more than 450 miles on the continent, separating two countries with natural borders and virtual fence. However, not do whether the wall border actually reduce illegal migration is under question, but also there are other concerns with illegal drug trade, environmental influence, private property and the deported immigrants life.

Mega Dam on Great Bend in China

In 2022, Power Construction Corporation of China (Powerchina) announced its plan to build a mega dam along Yarlung Tsangpo River (Brahmaputra River). The dam is estimated to have 3 times the power generation as the Three Gorges Dam but it also goes along with many conerns like damage to ecosystem, future flood potential and geopolitics conflicts etc.

The Sinking Kansai International Airport (KIA)

Kansai International Airport is one of the ten marvellous engineering civil structure in the 20th century. It's completely built on the artificial island, 3 mile from shore, promoting economic development and avoiding residential problems such as great noise and relocation. However, since it was built, it' seems to be doomed to sink to the sea. Especially in the current era, the fate of KIA is more uncertain, under the global climate evolution. To investigate more money on maintenance, or just leave it as it is, it's a serious question.

Go to Top