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Climate Change Poses Major Threat To Energy Infrastructure, Agency Warns

By Nick Visser

From Climate Central’s Bobby Magill:

Oil refineries and drilling platforms in the U.S. are vulnerable to sea level rise and greater storm surge. Fuel pipelines, barges, railways and storage tanks are vulnerable to melting permafrost and severe weather. Warming seas and water shortages put nuclear and other electric power plants at risk. Power lines can be blown away by hurricanes and other extreme weather.

In other words, all the infrastructure Americans rely on to heat their homes, power their lights and fuel their trains, trucks and cars is becoming more and <a target=_blank …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green