Heatwaves, drought may curb global power output: Study

Agence France-Presse: Thousands of power plants worldwide face sharp reductions in electricity output by mid-century due to more frequent heatwaves and drought driven by global warming, according to a study published Monday. "We need to be concerned as electricity will become more expensive and less reliable in the future due to climate change," co-author Keywan Riahi of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Austria told AFP. If warming continues unchecked, higher temperatures and water shortages......

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