'Impossible to ignore:' The impact of climate change on Philadelphia's infrastructure

September 16, 2021
32 min
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'Impossible to ignore:' The impact of climate change on Philadelphia's infrastructure

'Impossible to ignore:' The impact of climate change on Philadelphia's infrastructure

September 16, 2021
32 min
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CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Destruction caused by extreme weather events is fresh in the Philadelphia area. Tropical Depression Ida tore through the region earlier this month, leaving behind a heartbreaking trail that pointed to a harsh truth: the Delaware Valley's infrastructure wasn't prepared for the storm. What's the best course moving forward amidst increasing evidence of climate change? "Resilient" and "robust" planning, according to Dr. Franco Montalto, Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University. He joins KYW Newsradio's Matt Leon on KYW In Depth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices