Overlooking energy security can lead to calls to roll back climate commitments—even if price increases or supply disruptions are not directly attributable to climate action.
Texas is a case in point, where the recent outage is calling into question further integration of renewables into the grid despite the fact that renewables were at most a contributing factor to the blackout, writes Monica Gattinger. Flickr photograph by Diann Bayes
The recent blackout in Texas is a devastating reminder of the importance of energy security. It’s a powerful cautionary tale of what can happen when decision-makers don’t prioritize it enough.
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