US energy industry feeling impact of climate change, report says

FuelFix: A new U.S. Energy Department report highlights the impact of climate change, including prolonged periods of high temperatures and water shortages, on the energy sector. The report issued this month says thermoelectric power plants are at risk from decreasing water availability and increasing air and water temperatures, which reduce the efficiency of cooling. It also says energy infrastructure along the coast is at risk from rising sea levels, increasing intensity of storms, and higher storm......

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