The Hard Lessons for U.S. Energy Policy After the Hurricanes

Thursday 12 October 2017

Thijs Van de Graaf has published an op-ed about the recent hurricanes in the US and neighbouring countries.

Summary:

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season has taken a heavy toll on the United States. After Hurricane Harvey first struck the Gulf coast in late August, Irma whirled over the Caribbean and Florida a few days later and, just last week, Maria left Puerto Rico absolutely devastated. In addition to the human suffering, the storms have strained U.S. energy infrastructure, raising serious questions about President Donald Trump’s energy policy and priorities. 

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