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Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood
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Across Europe, rivers aren’t flooding when they used to.  Some rivers now flood days, weeks or even months earlier than they did a half-century ago. Other areas now flood much later than before. Long-term changes in climate — in temperatures and precipitation — underlie these shifts. That’s the conclusion of a new study.  Floods are a part of […]

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Europe’s dramatic summer gives a foretaste of ‘super heatwaves’ to come
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While Europe is recovering from an unusually warm summer, a new study warns that heatwaves with temperatures of above 40°C are expected to become more frequent, with some regions of Eastern Europe hit by new super heatwaves of above 55°C, writes Wendel Trio.  Wendel Trio is Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, an environmental […]

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Extreme Weather in Europe – More Frequent
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Bob Berwyn of Pacific Standard reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent – and more expensive – in Europe. Without doubt our golbal warming trajectory is gaining pace and as has been prophesied by Professor James Lovelock as now unstoppable and the results of it are going to be catastrophic for the human race. […]

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Chardonnay and Pinot Noir under threat from climate change | Daily Telegraph
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The taste of wine is changing because grape varieties can no longer grow in traditional regions as the climate warms, experts are warning…….

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Europe’s dependency on Russian gas may be cut amid energy efficiency focus
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EU leaders in talks about imposing new sanctions focused on fundraising capabilities of Russian oil and gas companies. Europe’s deep dependency on Russian gas could be slashed by a third if EU leaders place a higher priority on energy efficiency savings, according to the Institute for Public and Policy Research.

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Manufacturers warn carbon costs will force them out of Europe
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Industry organisation EEF calls for greater protection for energy intensive industries from cost of decarbonisation

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More frequent extreme and adverse weather conditions threaten Europe’s wheat production
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European wheat production areas have to prepare for greater harvest losses in the future when global warming will lead to increased drought and heat waves in southern Europe, and wet and cool conditions in the north, especially at the time of sowing. More frequent extreme weather conditions in Europe …

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Europe provides €100 million to tackle the climate change challenge | Click Green
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Climate-KIC, the European Union’s main climate innovation initiative, has announced that it is supporting four new flagship pan-European innovation programmes to accelerate the organisation’s efforts in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The new programmes will be supported by a combination of Climate-KIC, partners and external sources of funding at a level expected to exceed €100 […]

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