How France’s railways are emblematic of the urgent need to adapt infrastructure across Europe to extreme heat

With prolonged periods of high temperatures the new normal in much of northern Europe, countries are facing huge adaptation costs. As just one example, Juliette Laffont takes a look at how France – which is backing rail travel as a more climate-friendly way to travel – is struggling to keep its rail network up and running in an already changing climate

by Juliette Laffont

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