January 6, 2014

Climate Change Porn – 7: Ontario Ice Storm

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From The Globe and Mail:

A Toronto Hydro vulnerability study published last year warned that climate change could result in more severe freezing rain storms, increasing the risk of major power outages.

The study, published in September, 2012, says warmer winter temperatures can increase the intensity and quantity of freezing rain and wet snow, which can damage tree branches and overhead wires.

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