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Climate Risk: Yet Another Reason to Choose Renewable Energy


  • 04 2011 20

    Washington, D.C., United States –Recent events in Japan have brought new attention to how national energy systems are vulnerable to natural disasters. But, one risk has largely flown under the radar: climate change. Considerable scientific research has looked at how our energy choices are threatening the climate, but much less attention has been paid to the other side of the equation.A new report from National Wildlife Federation does just that by looking at how our energy infrastructure is threatened by changing climate.  The serious impacts are yet another reason why renewable energy is in our national interest.

    The scientific data show that climate change is already bringing more weather and climate extremes. For example:

    Sursa: renewableenergyworld.com