Saudia Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has revealed plans for The Line, a zero-carbon metropolis that stretches 105 miles with 1,000,000 residents residing in “”carbon-positive city developments powered by 100% clear power.” It’ll haven’t any streets or vehicles, with the whole lot you want only a five-minute stroll away. Development is slated to start this 12 months. From Reuters:
The prince later informed reporters within the northwestern metropolis of Al Ula that the challenge was the conclusion of three years of preparation, including that its infrastructure would value $100 billion to $200 billion.
“The spine of funding in ‘The Line’ will come from the $500 billion help to NEOM by the Saudi authorities, PIF and native and international buyers over 10 years,” he added.
(Thanks, Bob Pescovitz!)