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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Fly only for distances greater than 700 km. Otherwise take the train. A transatlantic flight produces almost half as much CO2 as an average person produces over a period of one year while meeting all his or her other needs, such as lighting, heating and car travel!
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