In the NewsAxiosNovember 27, 2018

Global warming could increase power costs by billions

The big new federal report on the effects of climate change released on Black Friday explores how global warming could eventually increase U.S. power costs by tens of billions of dollars annually. The energy chapter of the 1,656-page report lays out a suite of ways that higher temperatures and extreme weather affect power and fuel infrastructure and availability — and the financial toll. Axios' Generate newsletter visualizes energy spending data from the Lab's 2017 study of climate impacts.