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Advisory Brief: Climate Action Plans Support Long-Term Infrastructure Benefits

How Strategic Planning Can Enhance Safety and Deliver Cost-Saving Solutions

Extreme climate-related events are becoming increasingly common as much of the world’s population faces unprecedented heat waves, historic flooding, wildfires and intense storms. Critical infrastructure assets that are not resilient to climate-related events may take significant time to rebuild and restore. Climate action planning offers an approach to minimize emergency infrastructure repairs as a result of climate-related events and is part of a responsible infrastructure planning strategy. 

This advisory brief discusses climate-resilient design and how climate action planning can support the delivery of infrastructure projects that reflect greater sustainability and resilience.

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