Call for data bank of at-risk infrastructure

Milne, Roger
September 2010
Utility Week;9/17/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports that the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the British government to establish a publicly accessible information bank detailing the climate risk to nationally important infrastructure.


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