21 Jan 2019, 13:43
Julian Wettengel

Rhine could become impassable because of climate change – media report


Researchers say low water levels on Germany’s Rhine river after 2018’s long summer drought could occur more frequently as a result of climate change, William Wilkes, Vanessa Dezem and Brian Parkin report for Bloomberg. The river is critical to moving coal, car parts, food and thousands of other goods, and its low water levels contributed to the German economy growing less than expected in 2018.

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