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EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive warned on Thursday that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change.
With extremely dry weather hitting several Mediterranean nations, EU Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič told legislators on Thursday that “the present drought in Europe could become the worst ever.” Fires ravaging huge swaths of countryside only acerbate the climate crisis, he said.
“Statistics show that since 2017, we have the most intense, intense forest fires ever seen in Europe...
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EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The European Union's executive is warning that the continent is facing one of its toughest years when it comes to natural disasters like droughts and wildfires because of increasing climate change
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