Russian Emergencies Ministry predicts growth of extreme emergencies due to climate change

Russian Emergencies Ministry predicts growth of extreme emergencies due to climate changeJune 27 — RIA Novosti. Russian Emergencies Ministry predicts the next few years a noticeable increase in the number of large-scale extreme emergency situations (ES), particularly natural-man-made, which are the result of global climate change.

"There has been in recent decades, climate change in Russia lead to increased probability of extreme, including severe weather phenomena, which are the sources of natural and natural and man-made disaster" — told RIA Novosti on Monday the head of the Centre "Antistikhiya" MOE Vladislav Bolov.

According to him, "the annual growth of such phenomena with the statistical spread of the order of 6%, the projected continuation of this negative trend."

In this Bolov noted that climate change in Russia is very important, "and it will be stored for at least one more next five to ten years."

"Climate change is characterized by a significant increase in temperature of the cold season of the year, growth volatility, while maintaining or even reducing, the amount of precipitation during the warm season, increased frequency of droughts, changes in annual river discharge and seasonal redistribution of ice conditions in the Arctic Ocean and the mouths of the North rivers ", — concluded the director of the Center" Antistikhiya. "

Source: RIA Novosti

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