Sunday, March 21, 2010
National Geographic interviews Cleo Paskal on vulnerability of energy infrastructure
Christine Dell'Amore's interesting feature for National Geographic News on the vulnerability of energy infrastructure to environmental change uses research from Cleo's Briefing Paper on the topic, as well as interviewing Cleo herself. A sample excerpt:
[A lack] of foresight in planning energy infrastructure is common, especially in the U.S., where billions of stimulus dollars are being poured into new energy projects that haven't factored in future catastrophes, Paskal added. "We are underestimating our own vulnerabilities," she said, "quite dramatically."
You can read more here.