Overall Green alert Drought for Europe-2019
in Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 1 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1013283
Name: Europe-2019
Countries: Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia
Start Date: Middle of Feb 2019
Duration: 190 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 478195 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 55 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe ... Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:30:00 +0200.

And while there may have been some hope that certain countries could escape the brunt of the impact, a new study suggests that "virtually all" nations will be negatively affected by The study, published by the National Bureau of Economic R
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Climate Change To Shrink Economies Of Rich, Poor, Hot And Cold Countri ... Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:43:00 +0200.

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries – whether rich or poor, hot or cold – will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is m
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Under a “business as usual” carbon emissions scenario, the U.S. would ... Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:11:00 +0200.

Aug. 19, 2019 – Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected or even see benefits from higher temperatures. However,
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Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countri ... Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:38:00 +0200.

However, a new study co-authored by researchers from the University of Cambridge suggests that virtually all countries -- whether rich or poor, hot or cold -- will suffer economically by 2100 if the current trajectory of carbon emissions is
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), JRC (29), WMO (1), INFORM (2),