Infrastructure Spend Fails To Prepare For Changing Climate
Trump's infrastructure plan may ignore climate change. It could be costly.
Dan Drollete, Jr., 12 February 2018 (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)
The White House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure building plan transfers $1.3 trillion of the cost to state, local, and private sources. Along with the administration’s discounted climate science and weakened climate change regulations, engineers and researchers say it leaves the new build plans obsolete and vulnerable to rapidly changing flood patterns and extremes of weather. prepare U.S. infrastructure for this century’s climate change-driven chaos. The White House has been unwilling to say whether climate realities were considered in the preparation of its infrastructure plan. click here for more