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In drought-hit western France, conflict between farmers and environmentalists is growing over new irrigation reservoirs
Almost 90 cities issued heat alerts in the extreme weather over the summer of 2022, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. But cities are learning to tackle extreme heat – sometimes with ingenious solutions.
World Economic Forum
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Carbon Brief reveals visually just how much the world’s most populous regions have been affected by extreme heat since 2013.
Carbon Brief
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This CSS Risk and Resilience Report provides a comparative analysis of national risk assessments. Specifically, it compares the assessments made by nine European countries and Swiss Re respectively of five types of cross-​border risks.
Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich
Xynthia was a perfect storm of hurricane-force winds, surging seas and driving rain that smashed into the western coasts of France and Spain overnight, wreaking havoc as far inland as Germany.
Swiss Re analysis shows that the frequency of costly hail events in France is underestimated in existing industry benchmarks, suggesting that adjustments to insurance risk assessment and pricing are needed
Swiss Reinsurance Company
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France's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
France - government
This is a summary report on the plan of approach to deal with exceptional low water events such as those experienced in the Meuse International River Basin District after several consecutive years of the summer drought between 2017 and 2020.
European Commission
An older woman enjoys dinner with her daughter
In France, a deadly heat wave gave rise to an intergenerational housing movement.
Grist Magazine
A group of Tour de France cyclists battling
As the men’s Tour de France wraps up and the women’s race begins, the European heat wave rages on. If you look closely, the heat can be seen in photos of the event: cooling towels, water splashed over red faces, ice packs under race jerseys.
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