Why ‘safe haven’ Europe cannot escape the effects of climate change

Europe and North America are the regions of the world best able to deal with the threats of climate change, a new study suggests. But what does that mean in a world facing extreme environmental stress?

by Claudia Delpero
Forest on the Greek island of Evia, following wildfires this summer. While a study says Europe is more resilient to climate change, it is still experiencing devastating consequences. Photo: Dominika Zarzycka/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Forest on the Greek island of Evia, following wildfires this summer. While a study says Europe is more resilient to climate change, it is still experiencing devastating consequences. Photo: Dominika Zarzycka/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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