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Web Date: March 12, 2008

Climate Change May Lead To Transportation Overhaul

National Research Council report stresses need to modify transportation systems
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change

Movement of people, products, and materials will be greatly affected by climate change in the near future, but transportation professionals have not adapted their planning to reflect that impact, according to a new study by the National Research Council.

The study predicts that a rise in sea level, higher temperatures, greater hurricane intensity, heavier rains, and more frequent flooding are likely to come about due to climate change. The costs to . . .

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