Europe: Floods are here to stay

Inter Press Service: Record floods in Central and Eastern Europe have highlighted some of the challenges of climate change for the continent, as well as the floods` potential to spur populist politics. An extraordinarily long winter followed by weeks of intense rains has saturated soils and caused large rivers, such as the Danube and the Elbe, to overflow. The floods have wreaked havoc in the region, killing 21 people and forcing the evacuation of several tens of thousands. In Halle, Germany, 30,000 people were......

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