SCIENCE ADVICE FOR POLICY
BY EUROPEAN ACADEMIES

EASAC Publishes Report on Extreme Weather Events in Europe

New data confirm increased frequency of extreme weather events, European national science academies urge further action on climate change adaptation.

Man-made climate change has been proven to have increased recent extreme rainfall and associated floods; coastal flooding due to sea-level rise; heatwaves in Australia, China, and Europe; and increased risks of wildfires with implications for humans and animals, the environment, and the economy. Climate proofing can help to limit these impacts.

Download the report: Extreme weather events in Europe

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