These Cities Might Be Seeing More Power Outages, Thanks To Climate Change

December 16, 2014 9:18 PM

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These Cities Might Be Seeing More Power Outages, Thanks To Climate Change

How likely is it that climate change will leave your city in the dark? Researchers at Johns Hopkins University asked just this question, analyzing which cities will be more likely to suffer from hurricane-related power outages in the future.

Using historical data and a range of potential future storm scenarios, researchers created a computer model to predict which cities will likely see the greatest increases in power outage risk. Seth Guikema, associate professor at Johns Hopkins, said in a press release that the information will be ab...

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