Global warming will expose millions more to floods

Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flood risks across the globe. Already today, fluvial floods are among the most common and devastating natural disasters. Scientists have now calculated the required increase in flood protection until the 2040s worldwide, breaking it down to single regions and cities. They find that the need for adaptation is greatest in the US, parts of India and Africa, Indonesia, and in Central Europe including Germany. Inaction would expose many millions of people to severe flooding.

Global warming will expose millions more to floods

Global warming is expected to unleash more rain, exposing millions more people to river flooding particularly in the United States and parts of Asia, Africa and central Europe, researchers said ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Global warming will put millions more at risk of floods

Global warming will increase the risk of river flooding over the coming decades, endangering millions more people around the world, according to a study published Thursday.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Study: Warming puts millions more at risk from river floods

BERLIN (AP) -- Global warming will increase the risk of river flooding over the coming decades, endangering millions more people around the world, according to a study published Thursday....

Thu 11 Jan 18 from AP

Adaptation now: River flood risks increase around the globe under future warming

Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flood risks across the globe. Already today, fluvial floods are among the most common and devastating natural disasters. Scientists ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from ScienceDaily

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