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News Europe needs to intensify actions to adapt to climate change impacts

Increasing temperatures, changing precipitation, rising sea level, more intense and frequent extreme weather events and melting glaciers, ice sheets and Arctic sea ice are some of the challenges for Europe already triggered by global climate change, says a report released today by the European Environment Agency, the World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

Contact information EEA: Òscar Romero, Gulcin Karadeniz / JRC: Berta Duane / WHO: Cristiana Salvi (email: ; ; ;
Phone: +45 33 36 72 07 , +45 23 68 36 53 / +39 0332 789743 / +39 348 0192305
News type Inbrief
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Source of information European Environment Agency (EEA)
Keyword(s) climate change impact
Geographical coverage EU
News date 29/09/2008
Working language(s) ENGLISH