When it comes to climate change, America's infrastructure is pretty much the only thing left standing, according to a new report from the Climate Board.
In fact, the report found that by 2030, the US will have to cut carbon emissions by 40% from 2005 levels to have a shot at keeping the global average temperature from rising 3.6 degrees over pre-industrial levels, the Washington Post reports.
The infrastructure industry is one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions in the world, and the report found that the US is lagging behind other countries when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read the Entire Article
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