Environmental Cloud On Horizon For Mediterranean, Warns UN
Climate change, largely caused by carbon dioxide, is likely to be "twice as fast" in the Mediterranean basin than in northern Europe, threatening more droughts, forest fires and parasitic infections.
by Odile Meuvret
Paris (AFP) Nov 03, 2005
Mediterranean countries from Tunisia to Turkey face a bleak environmental future with concrete coastlines, rising temperatures, mountains of refuse and endless oil slicks, according to a UN prognosis for the region in 2025.
- Environmental Cloud On Horizon For Mediterranean, Warns UN