Published 23 Mar 2004
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:16 PM
EEA today issues its first publication to address the impacts of natural disasters and technological accidents across Europe. The report focuses on the impacts of a range of extreme events, including floods, storms, forest fires, oil spills and mining accidents, that took place between 1998 and 2002/2003.
Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...