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Britain isn't built to withstand 40°C – here is where infrastructure is most likely to fail

By Kiran Tota-Maharaj, Reader in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Aston University
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Hot weather strains the pipes that pump our water, the power lines that deliver our energy and the roads and railways that get us home at night. As global temperatures continue to rise, national infrastructure will be challenged as never before.

Climate change is intensifying heatwaves in the UK, an affluent country with the capacity and resources to adapt to warmer temperatures. Still, very…The Conversation

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