Extreme weather will overload power grids globally as people flock to cities

23 February 2020 - 05:00 By AGENCY STAFF

Extreme hot spells made increasingly likely by global warming could overload urban power grids and cause rolling blackouts as an ever-greater share of humanity opt to live in cities, scientists said this week.

In a series of studies and comment pieces in a special edition of the journal Nature Energy, researchers examined how cities can better use renewable power sources and plan for more frequent and potent temperature swings...

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