Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation

Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation

This report focuses on how climate change will affect transportation infrastructure. It contains a clear assessment of the scientific consensus on climate change and explains how agencies must adapt to the changing climate. The report is divided in six chapters: 1, introduction; 2, review of the current knowledge about climate change; 3, the vulnerability of infrastructure; 4, how climate change affects the transportation industry specifically; 5, adoption strategies; and 6, policy recommendations.

Publisher:
Transportation Research Board

Publication Year:
2008

Report Number:
Special Report 290

External Link

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