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Asia suffered the most from climate disasters in 2023
Asia suffered the most from climate disasters in 2023

Floods and storms are a major cause of climate-related hazards in Asia

In Russia, water contaminated with uranium has entered the Tobol River
In Russia, water contaminated with uranium has entered the Tobol River

The flood washed radioactive dirt into the Tobol River

Velykyi Luh is being restored: the bottom of the Kakhovka Reservoir is actively overgrown with willows
Velykyi Luh is being restored: the bottom of the Kakhovka Reservoir is actively overgrown with willows

The willow forest saturates the atmosphere with oxygen and performs many other ecosystem functions

Russians tried to cause a new eco-disaster: consequences of a massive attack
Russians tried to cause a new eco-disaster: consequences of a massive attack

In Lviv Oblast, the wreckage of the "Shahedu" caused a forest fire

British scientists assess the environmental consequences of the Kakhovka HPP explosion
British scientists assess the environmental consequences of the Kakhovka HPP explosion

Researchers have identified more than 1,000 potential sources of pollution in flooded areas

Europe is not ready for rapidly growing climate risks – EEA
Europe is not ready for rapidly growing climate risks – EEA

5 risk categories require urgent measures

Climate change could kill 14.5 million people by 2050 – study
Climate change could kill 14.5 million people by 2050 – study

Additional costs of the health care system will reach $1.1 trillion

FSB agent who prepared an ecological terrorist attack was detained in Odessa
FSB agent who prepared an ecological terrorist attack was detained in Odessa

The detainee faces life imprisonment for treason

Climate disasters killed 12,000 people in 2023
Climate disasters killed 12,000 people in 2023

278% more people died from forest fires than in 2022, and 340% more from storms

Ecocide on Ukrainian lands: 5 biggest disasters of 2023
Ecocide on Ukrainian lands: 5 biggest disasters of 2023

Eco-damages from the war have already reached 56.7 billion euros, and this amount is growing every day

Ukraine will demonstrate the consequences of undermining the Kakhovska HPP at the COP28 international summit
Ukraine will demonstrate the consequences of undermining the Kakhovska HPP at the COP28 international summit

The conference will also focus on threats to food security

The UN gave a quick eco-assessment of the consequences of blowing up the Kakhovska HPP
The UN gave a quick eco-assessment of the consequences of blowing up the Kakhovska HPP

The situation upstream of the dam is even more significant than in the flood zone