Hydropower may be at risk in California

Climate change

Study suggests climate change may have a serious impact on hydropower systems California’s hydropower network may be susceptible to the effects of climate change, according to a report from the University of California, Riverside. Climate change is suspected to be behind the emergence of the weather conditions that are responsible for the severe drought that is taking place in some parts of the U.S. The drought has put restraints on how water can be used in the affected states. If such conditions were to come to California, the state’s ability…

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