Tuesday, January 15, 2013

article_re-thinking infrastructure with climate change

Today's interview on NPR discusses the need to re-think infrastructure in our cities, specifically in New York.  Con Edison, the most prevalent power supplier, says that the four of the five most devastating storms happened within the past 2.5 years.  This frequency of storms suggest climate is actually changing.  It is estimated that $800 million will be needed just to protect the 10 electric substations that flooded during Sandy.

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