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U.S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Headlines,Science/Technology,Weather/Disasters

http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2013/07/f2/20130710-Energy-Sector-Vulnerabilities-Report.pdf

Examines current and potential future impacts of climate trends which affect the energy sector, especially increasing air and water temperatures, decreasing water availability, and increasing intensity and frequency of severe storms and sea level rise.  Also discusses activities underway to respond to these challenges and to develop climate-resilient energy technologies.  From the Department of Energy’s office of Policy and International Affairs and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory