South Africa #WaterShortage Affects Energy Production

We recently highlighted how water scarcity is affecting energy production in Iraq.  We mentioned there how oil is a global resource and so the implications of less oil in Iraq causes problems worldwide, including in the US.  Now, we have a quick tidbit about water scarcity affecting energy in South Africa:

Rand Water has once again attributed the current water supply crisis , which has affected large parts of Johannesburg and surrounds, to protracted power outages.

The problem, which was caused by a power cut at a main pumping station, has been described as a “perfect storm”.

Its a global economy, and the question is when does the race to the bottom really begin?  And what does that race look like?

Finally, be on the lookout for a free book giveaway coming up for Inevitable.  We’ll have more details shortly.


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