Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate

| September 13, 2017

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Civil engineers are responsible for design and maintenance of infrastructure projects that facilitate economic development and protect human health, welfare and the environment. Climate change may result in significant impacts to this infrastructure. Civil engineers and government policy makers must work together to anticipate and plan for these impacts.

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