Climate change could snarl U.S. transport: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Flooded highways, railroads and airport runways are among the transportation snarls looming as the world’s climate changes, and officials should plan with this in mind, a U.S. study says.

Modern transportation that runs on fossil fuel has been singled out as a key cause of climate change but the study released on Tuesday by the National Research Council said most transport also is vulnerable to the effects of global warming.

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