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Europe ‘ill-prepared’ for warming, European Environment Agency warns

Wildfires in Spain during 2022 summer heatwave
Wildfires in Spain during the summer heatwave in 2022. The EEA report cites the wildfires in southern Europe as driving biodiversity loss and limiting carbon sequestration (Photo: Isabel Infantes/Reuters)

Europe is not sufficiently prepared to deal with the extreme heat and precipitation changes that will come as it suffers temperature increases double that of other continents

Europe is the fastest-warming continent, heating up since the 1980s at around twice the global rate, says the first European climate ...

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