Volume 91 Issue 33 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 19, 2013

Climate Concerns Hit The Grid

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: electricity grid, climate change, weather

Severe weather events driven increasingly by climate change, which is caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, are on the rise, says a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers and the Department of Energy. The leading cause of grid-related power outages is weather-related events, the report says, noting that between 2003 and . . .

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