Sunday, 8 June 2008

All around us

No matter what part of the planet you look, the weather is changing. Heat waves are a major threat throughout Europe and Asia, which are responsible for thousands of deaths. A few weeks into summer and the east coast is having 95 degree plus weather multiple days in a row, and it may just be a sign of things to come. This year as the power grid that supports the North Eastern United States and Southern Ontario is pushed to its capacity, we are on the brink of darkness when all its takes is one plant to go off-line for the power to go out, as witnessed in the 2003 blackout. Within two hours of the 2003 blackout New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, also former of the Dept. Of Energy, said that the United states, " is a superpower with a third-world electricity grid," which made front page head lines in Europe.

This picture below from extremeinstability.com worth checking out.

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