How Long Would Society Last During a Total Grid Collapse?
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A summary of how other systems of infrastructure (like roadways, water, sewer, and telecommunications) depend on electricity and how long each system could last under total blackout conditions.

This video was guest produced by my editor, Wesley, who is also the actor in the blackout scenes ;)

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Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6fBPdu8w9U
Writer/Host: Grady Hillhouse
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Script Editor: Ralph Crewe
Background Painting: Josh Welker
Graphics: Nebula Studios

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