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The consequences of wildfires on soil condition and water availability are felt for many years even after flames are extinguished. Photo: Anthony Citrano Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)Anthony Citrano Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Wildfires cause long-term damages to soil. A couple of lessons from the US and Europe

NYT: wildfires cause huge costs (0.7% US GDP) and long-term damage to water and soil. The solution? Protect land and climate
The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

The high price of coastal flood mitigation in Europe

Un’analisi del Centro Comune di Ricerca Ue mostra che i Paesi europei dovranno investire, prima del 2100, fino a 2,8 miliardi di euro all’anno. Solo così possono sperare di non perdere fino a 1,27 trilioni a causa dei cambiamenti climatici, delle inondazioni e dei conseguenti danni alle coste.