Sunday, July 9, 2017

Infrastructure spending with climate change in mind

Eventually Congress might decide to fund infrastructure investment, rebuilding our roads and bridges. But what should we build or rebuild? What infrastructure will we need to lead a climate-lite lifestyle? And how will climate change affect our infrastructure (via flooding, sea level changes, fires, etc.)? The Union of Concerned Scientists recently published a set of principles to help us.

Infrastructure Spending Is Coming. Climate Change Tells Us to Spend Wisely - Union of Concerned Scientists
https://apple.news/ANPiW2zhBMnuwOdLLGH20xw

The report, “Towards Climate Resilience: A Framework and Principles for Science-Based Adaption,”outlines fifteen key principles for science-based adaptation.

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