Wind and solar will still work in a climate-change ravaged Europe

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    Wind and solar will still work in a climate-change ravaged Europe
    Wind and solar power generation in Europe can cope with a cloudier and stormier future

    European wind and solar power generation can cope with a cloudier and stormier climate

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    By Adam Vaughan

    Windfarms and fields of solar panels will still be keeping the lights on in Europe in 2100, even if the worst case global warming scenarios come to pass. That is the conclusion of researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark who combined existing climate models with one of a simplified European electricity system to see whether wind and solar will cope with a hotter world.

    Under all the future temperature scenarios anticipated by the UN’s climate science panel, wind and solar power …

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