Climate change threatens electric power supply in California, report warns

Guardian: Californians may have to start rationing more than water, including how much they turn on their lights and how often they use their hairdryers. By 2050, extended years of drought in the state could lead to an electricity shortage as well as a water shortage, according to a study published on Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. In the study, Arizona State University authors Matthew Bartos and Mikhail Chester found that almost half (46%) of 978 electric power stations in the western......

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