Climate Change Is Threatening the Power Grid

So says the White House, in a new report that recommends strengthening the grid.

This May 20, 2012 photo shows one of the major transmission lines that runs to the west of Albuquerque, N.M. Even as renewable power projects get a boost from the federal government, a lack of transmission prevents sunny states such as New Mexico from converting solar potential into real watts that can charge smartphones and run air conditioners thousands of miles away. 
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