A recent article by Kristin Houser tells of a newly signed $716 billion military bill that targets funds for climate change preparation. The John S. McChttps://futurism.com/military-spending-climate-change/ain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, specifies mitigation plans for new military installations prone to floods; the plans come from climate research done by the National Academies of Sciences (NAS’s). The bill also gives the military authority to improve roads near bases that are threatened by sea level rise and have seen frequent flooding. Funds are also allotted to more security for expected traffic increase caused by Arctic ice melt. The U.S.’s Arctic Strategy addresses the permafrost thaw which has already damaged one munitions maintenance facility in Alaska which will be replaced with new funds.
Climate change can be very detrimental on a global scale, considering the fact that humans are susceptible and vulnerable when it comes to climate change and the outcomes associated. As problem solvers, scholars, and engineers (Construction Engineering) we can help incorporate proper measures to help reduce the overall