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Study suggests the US' power supply has capacity to adapt to climate change

October 30, 2017

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A new paper written by City University of New York scientists titled "Climate and Water Resource Change Impacts and Adaptation Potential for U.S. Power Supply," published in Nature Climate Change, has found that climate change ultimately will have a negative effect on the reliability of electricity generation in the U.S., but today's infrastructure may be more adaptable to future climate conditions than previously thought.Full Story

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