EU must prepare for 'catastrophic' climate change risks, agency says

March 11, 2024

Countries across Europe should prepare for "catastrophic" risks, ranging from floods to deadly heatwaves, as worsening climate change hits every part of their economies and societies this century, the EU Environment Agency said on Monday. Policymakers need to draw up new plans to address the challenges, the Copenhagen-based body said in its first Europe-wide analysis of climate-related risks. Why it's importantEurope is the world's fastest-warming continent, heating up at twice the global rate, the EEA said. Without more urgent action, the EEA said most of the 36 climate risks facing Europe could hit "critical or catastrophic levels" this century. Key quotesKate Levick, associate director at climate think-tank E3G, urged governments to respond to the EEA's findings.

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