Mix extreme heat and longer droughts, surging power demand, rising fossil fuel prices and a bumpy transition into renewables, and the result is a severe global power crunch.
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Alfred Burt grew up following his father across the oil patches of Texas. He carried on the family tradition, working on rigs for 26 years until the pandemic crashed oil prices in April and he lost a drilling job with Apache Corp. that paid ...
The debacle highlights just how vulnerable even the most sophisticated energy systems are to the vagaries of climate change, and how close it all came to crashing down.
The winter blitz and power outages that have crippled Texas are testing the boundaries of rugged individualism across the Lone Star state.