"Above all, we hope readers will come to appreciate that the risks of climate change are not merely academic or theoretical. Pacific Gas and Electric Company is just one company where these challenges aredramatically altering plans for the future. They are driving new multibillion-dollar investments in more efficient energy delivery networks and renewable energy and customer energy efficiency initiatives. They are also shaping long-range planning in preparation for a world in which new climate patterns threaten resources and infrastructure and impact customers and worker...How extensive these impacts will be depends largely on the decisions leaders make today and in the immediate future. As this document shows, even with uncertainties, current scientific and economic information can provide support for good business and policy planning. It is up to leaders to understand the issues and the available information, grasp the risks and opportunities, and be prepared to make the right choices..." write Field and Darbee. See the complete white paper