Flood damages in Europe to increase 200% by the end of the century

Flood damages across Europe as the climate warms are likely to be considerably higher than previously thought, according to new research.Without efforts to reduce emissions, extreme river floods now occurring every 100 years will become twice as likely in the next three decades, according to scientists from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.That means we can expect climate-related damages to land, property and people across Europe to increase by an average of 200% by century-end, say the authors.

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