Nordic Conference calls for immediate action on climate change adaptation (Finnish Meteorological Institute)

Nordic Conference calls for immediate action on climate change adaptation (Finnish Meteorological Institute)

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12 June 2012
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The scientific evidence for ongoing anthropogenic climate change is overwhelming, and impacts of changes over recent decades are already apparent in the Nordic region as well as in most other regions of the world. Irrespective of how climate change proceeds, it is wise to develop societal resilience against extreme weather events, such as record heat waves, heavy precipitation and high winds. Such extreme events can not only harm the directly impacted area, but their effects reverberate through trade relations to many countries around the globe. Therefore, adaptation is important both in the public and private sector.>> More

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