Critical List: Climate change could reduce plants’ power output; Texas power prices could triple
Power plants depend on river and lake water to keep their operations cool. Climate change is going to make that water warmer and keep plants from making as much power.
Power prices in Texas may triple. Utility commissioners worry that without higher prices, the state will consume too much energy and face summer blackouts.
Activists want Sophia Loren to stop the MSC Divina, a ship named in her honor, from entering the Venice lagoon, which the ship will likely royally screw up.
Downstream from oil-sands mining operations, the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation is catching deformed fish.
There are not supposed to be trees growing on the Arctic tundra, but because of climate change, there are trees growing on the Arctic tundra.
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