Wilfried ten Brinke
Centre for Climate Adaptation
Europe in a changing climate: vulnerabilities and ways to adapt
In Europe, the risk of natural disasters is rising sharply from north to south. Southern European countries are much more vulnerable to sea level rise and already suffer from regular flash flooding. Wildfire risk increases sharply from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean by a factor 10. I will take you on a journey through Europe in a changing climate and show you its vulnerabilities and strategies to adapt.