The forthcoming infrastructure is climate-friendly.

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our globe today. As the world grapples with the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to a low-carbon economy, the role of infrastructure cannot be overstated. Infrastructure, including transportation, energy, and urban development, is critical in shaping the climate future. The forthcoming infrastructure, driven by the urgent need to address climate change, is being designed and built with a focus on sustainability, resilience, and environmental stewardship.

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), approximately 75% of the greenhouse gas emissions that are warming the Earth's atmosphere and harming the environment result from human activity, including burning fossil fuels for energy and transportation. Infrastructure plays a crucial part in the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move towards a low-carbon economy. Infrastructure, which includes energy, urban growth, and transportation, is crucial in determining our country's climate in the future. The upcoming infrastructure is being planned and constructed with an emphasis on sustainability, resilience, and environmental stewardship, as supported by data and scientific evidence, motivated by the urgent need to combat climate change.

The International Energy Agency transportation significantly contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for approximately 24% of energy-related CO2 emissions. However, a trend towards climate-friendly transportation options is growing, with electric vehicles (EVs) gaining momentum. Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, global electric car sales increased by 43% in 2020. Governments, cities, and private entities are investing in EV charging infrastructure, promoting sustainable transportation modes, and incentivising EV adoption. Companies like Tesla, Rivian, Walmart, and Shell are leading the way in developing EVs and investing in EV charging infrastructure, highlighting the increasing commitment of businesses toward sustainable transportation and low-carbon alternatives in the transportation sector.

Electricity infrastructure is also going through a considerable makeover to become more environmentally friendly. Fossil fuels are being phased out in favour of renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, and hydropower. As a result, the capacity for renewable power has quadrupled since 2000, according to data...

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