Why does Europe need to limit climate change and adapt to its impacts?

Europe’s many regions are expected to face worsening impacts of climate change over the next decades. A compilation of several existing maps published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) illustrates how drought, heavy rain and flooding, forest fires and sea-level rise could affect some selected regions in Europe, including Central Europe, the Iberian peninsula, Scandinavia, Brittany and Venice.

Why does Europe need to limit climate change and adapt to its impacts?
Image: EEA

Categories

  • Change
  • Drought
  • Flood
  • Rainfall
  • Sea level