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Climate Change Impacts On Global Internet Sustainability

WASHINGTON DC

The internet is quite literally in deep trouble, with a potential apocalypse approaching more imminently than you may realize. In about 15 years, the waters that are rising due to the effects of climate change could drown the more than 4,000 miles of underseas fiber optic cables that transmit the internet connections of everyone who lives in the U.S. and is hooked to the grid. There are global implications as well: International connections could vanish, leaving far more constricted, insular networks than before.

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