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With Rising Temperatures, Infrastructure Falters

NPR | July 5, 2013 10:55 a.m. | Updated: July 8, 2013 7:14 a.m.

As the western U.S. continues to bake in 100-plus degree heat, the high temperatures are making pavement buckle and power lines droop. Vicki Arroyo of the Georgetown Climate Center talks about heat’s effects on infrastructure, and how cities can adapt for increasing temperatures.

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