The global water needs of the energy sector are large. Without policy changes, they will continue to grow. But already today, water constraints pose a threat to a secure electricity supply. In many parts of the world, droughts and heat waves have led to forced reductions in power generation.
Year of Publication
Röhrkasten, S., Schäuble, D., Helgenberger, S. (2016): Secure and Sustainable Energy in a Water-Constrained World. — IASS Policy Brief, 2016, 1.DOI: http://doi.org/10.2312/iass.2016.006
Dr Sebastian Helgenberger
Dr Sybille Röhrkasten
Dr Dominik Schäuble