As communities that have been without power after an extreme weather even know all too well, reliable and resilient power is critical to providing health care, air conditioning, sanitation and basic services essential for human well-being and financial security.
Climate Change: Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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