News Digest Item
25 Oct 2018

Rhine drought leaves Europe’s industry high and dry

The Financial Times

Low water levels in the Rhine river after a prolonged drought have disrupted fuel and chemical supplies on the vital European trade route, sparking concern over potential economic impact and raising questions about how climate change will hit Europe’s transport infrastructure, write David Sheppard and Guy Chazan for The Financial Times.

Read the article in English here.

For background, read the CLEW article Germany's power system weathers heat wave despite fossil plant curbs and the dossier Emissions from food and farming in Germany.

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