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11th March 2024 News

EU must prepare for ‘catastrophic’ climate change risks: Environment agency

The EU Environment Agency, in its first Europe-wide analysis of climate-related risks warns, 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. Europe is the world’s fastest-warming continent, heating up at twice the global rate, the EEA said. Even if countries manage to slow warming, global temperatures are already more than 1C higher than in pre-industrial times. Read more

ESG Chronicle Team