News tagged with weather disasters

Science for a resilient EU power grid

Electricity is the backbone of European society. When a natural disaster hits the power grid, recovery can happen in a matter of hours or it could take months to fully restore electricity supply. As well as hampering emergency ...

dateJan 04, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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Drought, heat take toll on global crops

Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 - and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new study published in Nature ...

dateJan 06, 2016 in Environment
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