Microgrid Knowledge – Healing the Climate Threat: Kaiser Permanente, Ameresco Quantify Benefits of Medical Office Microgrid in Oahu

The once and future human and financial tolls of climate change are staggering and getting worse— sometimes even too cataclysmic to grasp in the near term.

Entities such as the World Health Organization and World Economic Forum predict close to 15 million additional deaths will be attributed directly to extreme weather impacts such as heat waves, hurricanes and, by extension, food availability and quality. The financial impact could cost the world economy $23 trillion by 2050, according to a report by insurance giant Swiss Re.

To some these may seem like abstract prophecies, but to those in vulnerable regions and in the health care sector these are futuristic horror stories already coming true.

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Rod Walton