Climate Change Could Cause Power Blackouts Worldwide

TakePart: The record heat waves and devastating droughts that accompany climate change could also hurt the world’s electricity production, according to a new study. As temperatures warm and drought periods grow longer and more severe over the next 50 years, the water levels in rivers and lakes are expected to fall. For 98 percent of the world’s power plants, that’s a problem that could result in a 30 percent decrease in electricity production in some months at most power stations. Natural water flow......

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