Andrew appointed to new California Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group
Furthering the State’s continued efforts to address the effects of climate change, California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird today announced the appointment of 14 leaders in state climate science and infrastructure design to the Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group.
Through its deliberations, the working group will investigate:
- Current informational and institutional barriers to integrating projected climate change impacts into state infrastructure design
- Critical information that engineers responsible for infrastructure design and construction need to address climate change impacts
- How to select an appropriate engineering design for a range of future climate scenarios as related to infrastructure planning and investment.