Climate Change and Infrastructure

Sea level rise. Wildfires. Droughts. Floods. Extreme heat. These and other climate impacts affect our nation’s already-aging infrastructure, including roads, bridges, power grids, water, and wastewater systems. The toll on public health and safety is enormous. Investing in infrastructure presents an opportunity to avoid even more intense impacts, and to build a low-carbon economy. Our experts explain what the risks and opportunities are, how we can build community resilience, and what we can do to advance climate-smart infrastructure.