14. Aug, 2022

Are you ready for the climate change?

According to a January 2022 survey by London Kings college much less than 50% of EU citizen thinks the climate change is happening now. See table. In a very recent article on the Economist the advantage that Europe had in the past thanks to a 'temperate climate, fertile soil and waterways serving as cheap highways' are not going to last much longer. The examples of River Po where levels are so low to let watersalt invade the river bed and impact on a rich agricultural area or the one of River Rhein used as highway from the ports in the north to the Swiss and German productive areas now almost unusable should have increased the attention of EU citizen. The gas shortage and the challenges of the incoming winter may add further understanding,