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Selected climate change impacts on the energy sector

Figure 3.1 Selected climate change impacts on the energy sector oil and gas infrastructure Oll and ga infrastructure Hydropower Coastal facilities Power grid, peak demand Power grid Power plant cooling Power plant cooling Hydropower Hydropower Space cooling Oil and gas Infrastru:ture Space cooling Coastal facilities Hydropower and biofuels Ol and gas infrastructure Flooding Space cooling Power plant cooling Climate impacts Tropical cyclones and typical track directions Increase in heatwaves Permafrost thaw A Increase of heavy rain Extent of observed iceberg drift Increase in droughts Threat of sea level rise Change in tropical cyclones and storms activity Text) Impacts on energy sector This mapis without prejudice to the status of or sovereignty over any tenitory, to the delimitation of intemational trentiors and boundaries, and to the nane of ary temitory, city or area. Sources: Based on OMunich RE (2011), with information from Acclimatise (2009), Foster and Brayshaw (2013), Schaeffer, et al. (2012) and IEA analysis.

Selected climate change impacts on the energy sector

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Climate change impacts, and the adaptation needs, will vary by region and sector. Some of the impacts will be gradual, as a long-term increase in global temperature brings about a rise in sea level, g...


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