Massive Droughts are Here, More & Bigger on the Way: European Update


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 23 April 2018

 

ECO-CRASH NEWS
Massive Droughts are Here, More & Bigger on the Way

European Update

Climate change intensifies droughts in Europe,
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, April 23, 2018.

 

THREE DEGREES WARMING
"...if global warming rises by three degrees, the drought regions in Europe will expand from 13 percent to 26 percent of the total area compared to the reference period of 1971 to 2000."

"... the Mediterranean region, where the drought regions could expand from 28 percent of the area in the reference period to 49 percent of the area in the most extreme cases."

"In the event of a three-degree warming, we assume there will be 5.6 drought months per year; up to now, the number has been 2.1 months."

 

 

 

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