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Press Release Europe must adapt to stay ahead of a changing climate
As Europe’s climate warms, wine producers in Europe may need to change the type of grapes they cultivate or the location of vineyards, even moving production to other areas in some cases. This is just one example of how Europe’s economy and society need to adapt to climate change, as examined in a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Figure Water scarcity and drought events in Europe during the last decade
The map shows the main drought events in Europe in 2002 - 2011
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Figure Observed drought episodes in Europe (1971–2011)
A country is coloured with orange if drought episodes have occurred in that country during the reference decade, regardless of their temporal and spatial (local or nationwide) scale. No distinction between the severity, the frequency and the extent of the events is made.
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Figure D source code SPI‑3, Soil Moisture Anomaly and fAPAR Anomaly for the last 10 days of August 2012
Standard precipitation Index for February 2012, for 1, 3, 6 and 12 months
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Figure Evolution of the SPI3 (February to May 2011)
Standard precipitation Index calulated over 3 months
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Figure Mapping of drought conditions in Europe
Mapping of drought conditions in Europe as calculated by the CDI (based on SPI, soil moisture and fAPAR) for top left 21 March 2012, top right 21 May 2011, and bottom left 1 May 2003. 2003 was known as a dry year for large parts of Europe.
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Figure D source code Occurrence of drought (left) and water scarcity (right) in RBMPs
Occurrence of Drought in EU RBDs, according to RBMP assessment plus MS information
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Press Release Climate change evident across Europe, confirming urgent need for adaptation
Climate change is affecting all regions in Europe, causing a wide range of impacts on society and the environment. Further impacts are expected in the future, potentially causing high damage costs, according to the latest assessment published by the European Environment Agency today.
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Publication Urban adaptation to climate change in Europe
Challenges and opportunities for cities together with supportive national and European policies
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Highlight New IPCC report addresses risks of extreme events and disasters
It is "virtually certain" that warm weather extreme events will become more frequent this century, according to a new summary report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November. In order to explore ways of adapting to heatwaves and other extreme events potentially exacerbated in future by climate change, the IPCC has brought together a range of scientific and professional expertise.
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