Climate change vs. energy use
Air conditioners worked overtime — and sucked more energy — as Bostonians suffered through the hottest month on record in July. Now, imagine what will happen as temperatures continue to rise worldwide in coming decades, and people and businesses struggle to keep cool.
A new study says climate change will further increase the demand for energy, on top of the growth in demand already expected because of population growth and economic development.
Even if the world's climate didn't ...