The trans­porta­tion of people and goods from one place to another cre­ates about one-​​third of all green­house gas emis­sions. Of that, 80 per­cent comes from cars and trucks.

What are the prospects for reducing those emis­sions? How is global cli­mate change already affecting existing trans­porta­tion sys­tems? And how will it affect the ways we build and main­tain bridges, roads, tun­nels and transit sys­tems for the rest of the century?

Noted trans­porta­tion and envi­ron­mental prac­ti­tioners Stephanie Pol­lack and Al Biehlerdis­cuss what’s gone wrong — and what’s starting to go right.

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