Vulnerabilities in the U.S. Energy Sector

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The Department of Energy released report [PDF], that concludes that the US energy sector is vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather. 


Increasing temperatures, decreasing water availability, more intense storm events, and sea level rise will each independently, and in some cases in combination, affect the ability of the United States to produce and transmit electricity from fossil, nuclear, and existing and emerging renewable energy sources.

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