North-south polarization of European electricity consumption under future warming.

  title={North-south polarization of European electricity consumption under future warming.},
  author={Leonie Wenz and Anders Levermann and Maximilian Auffhammer},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={114 38},
There is growing empirical evidence that anthropogenic climate change will substantially affect the electric sector. Impacts will stem both from the supply side-through the mitigation of greenhouse gases-and from the demand side-through adaptive responses to a changing environment. Here we provide evidence of a polarization of both peak load and overall electricity consumption under future warming for the world's third-largest electricity market-the 35 countries of Europe. We statistically… CONTINUE READING


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