The world will be spending about 9 trillion on energy infrastructure over the next 45 years. According to Booz Allen Hamilton consulting
40 trillion on overall infrastructure. The biggest chunk is for water infrastructure. About 9.4 trillion road, rail and airports as well.
We should have better long term planning and a wholistic approach to energy and transportation. Plus more research on getting to an overall incrementally better situation.
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