Climate Denial Crock of the Week: The Way of the Fool: Ignoring Climate in Infrastructure

The greatest foreseeable near-term risks of climate change are not giant swings in the earth system, but rather what will happen as slow, incremental change – in things like sea level, and increasing large precipitation events – suddenly reach the limits of legacy infrastructure, and overwhelm longstanding defenses against natural threats. Think Katrina/Levee. Sandy/Subway. Harvey/stormdrains.…

2018-02-13 15:54

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