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EU nations failing on regular climate risk assessments


Assessments often not regular enough and only some involve science advisors, says environment agency

Most EU countries are not assessing the risks of climate change regularly enough, and only some involve their own scientific advisers, according to the bloc’s own environment agency.

Climate risk assessments allow policymakers to plan for adapting to the changing climate, and since 2018 the European Environment Agency has recommended that countries update their assessments every five years.

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