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100 year floods twice as likely in the next three decades at current high-end emissions

Early HELIX results from Lorenzo Alfieri suggest that European flood risk could be higher than previously thought under the highest emissions scenario of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Lorenzo’s research is also assessing high-end impacts on coastal flooding, crops, and energy demand, further results to come soon.

Watch Lorenzo’s Press Briefing at the Conference at the European Geophysical Union

Read the Write-up in Carbon Brief

Read the EGU Blog

Read the paper