Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Engineering and Policy Perspectives
July 10, 2019 | National Academy of Engineering with co-author Bilal M. Ayyub
Each year, governments and the private sector invest trillions of dollars in infrastructure that may not withstand future risks from climate change (Oxford Economics 2017). Most of the world’s new infrastructure will be built in developing countries, which face the dual challenges of disaster response and urbanization (Oxford Economics 2017), but responding to natural disasters is also a major challenge in developed countries.
Read the essay here (page 8).