Study Claims Climate Change Will Cause More Energy Breakdowns and Blackouts

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 blackoutThe nation’s entire energy system is vulnerable to increasingly severe and costly weather events driven by climate change, according to a report from the Department of Energy to be published today.

The blackouts and other energy disruptions of Hurricane Sandy were just a foretaste, the report says. Every corner of the country’s energy infrastructure – oil wells, hydroelectric dams, nuclear power plants – will be stressed in coming years by more intense storms, rising seas, higher temperatures and more frequent droughts. Read a report here.

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