Climate crisis: The Italian cities worst affected by flooding and heatwaves

Climate crisis: The Italian cities worst affected by flooding and heatwaves

The climate crisis is causing serious problems for Italy's biggest cities and extreme weather events are going to become more frequent, according to a new report.

Nine in 10 Italians ‘want more action on climate crisis’, new study finds

Nine in 10 Italians ‘want more action on climate crisis’, new study finds

HEATWAVE: Italy set to report new European record high temperature at 48.8C

HEATWAVE: Italy set to report new European record high temperature at 48.8C

‘Lucifer’ heatwave fuels Italy’s wildfires with temperatures up to 47C

‘Lucifer’ heatwave fuels Italy’s wildfires with temperatures up to 47C

HEATWAVE: Italy issues wildfire warnings as ‘hottest week’ arrives

HEATWAVE: Italy issues wildfire warnings as ‘hottest week’ arrives

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar

‘Stay at home’: Italy issues red and amber alerts ahead of another weekend of extreme weather

‘Stay at home’: Italy issues red and amber alerts ahead of another weekend of extreme weather

Climate campaigners sue Italian government for failing to tackle climate crisis

Climate campaigners sue Italian government for failing to tackle climate crisis

IN PHOTOS: First snowfalls of season turn northern Italy white

IN PHOTOS: First snowfalls of season turn northern Italy white

Italy resort lifts alert on melting glacier threat

Italy resort lifts alert on melting glacier threat

High alert as Mont Blanc glacier threatens to dump ice on Italian resort town

High alert as Mont Blanc glacier threatens to dump ice on Italian resort town

Tourists evacuated from Italian Alps over fear of falling ice from Mont Blanc

Tourists evacuated from Italian Alps over fear of falling ice from Mont Blanc

HEATWAVE: These are the hottest parts of Italy to avoid this weekend

HEATWAVE: These are the hottest parts of Italy to avoid this weekend

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test

Venice’s long-awaited flood barriers pass first full test

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe

Pink ice in Italy’s Alps sparks algae probe

Italian glacier covered in huge tarpaulins to stop melting

Italian glacier covered in huge tarpaulins to stop melting

One dead as Storm Ciara reaches Italy

One dead as Storm Ciara reaches Italy

IN PHOTOS: Northern Italy’s mimosa harvest comes early

IN PHOTOS: Northern Italy’s mimosa harvest comes early

Italian wine production drops sharply after year of extreme weather

Italian wine production drops sharply after year of extreme weather

Venice plans glass wall to protect St Mark’s basilica from flooding

Venice plans glass wall to protect St Mark’s basilica from flooding

‘Santa Lucia’s storm’ sweeps Italy with snow and gales

‘Santa Lucia’s storm’ sweeps Italy with snow and gales

Six shocking statistics about the climate crisis in Italy

Six shocking statistics about the climate crisis in Italy

VIDEO: Venetian news kiosk swept away by floods found 7 metres underwater

VIDEO: Venetian news kiosk swept away by floods found 7 metres underwater

Rome is ‘biggest flood risk in Europe’

Rome is ‘biggest flood risk in Europe’

Northern Italy on flood alert as River Po rises

Northern Italy on flood alert as River Po rises

Venetians protest cruise ships and corruption after historic flooding

Venetians protest cruise ships and corruption after historic flooding

New study reveals which parts of Italy are most at risk from extreme weather

New study reveals which parts of Italy are most at risk from extreme weather

It’s not just Venice: The extreme weather lashing all of Italy

It’s not just Venice: The extreme weather lashing all of Italy

‘The water has stopped rising’: Venice counts costs after devastating week of floods

‘The water has stopped rising’: Venice counts costs after devastating week of floods

Venetians raise funds to rebuild much-loved news kiosk swept away by floods

Venetians raise funds to rebuild much-loved news kiosk swept away by floods

Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared

Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared

Venice’s legendary ‘waterproof’ bookshop overwhelmed by floods

Venice’s legendary ‘waterproof’ bookshop overwhelmed by floods

Venice flooding: City braces for more high water as alarms sound

Venice flooding: City braces for more high water as alarms sound

Venice flooding: St Mark’s priceless mosaics drowned in sewage

Venice flooding: St Mark’s priceless mosaics drowned in sewage

What happened to Venice’s planned flood barriers?
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What happened to Venice’s planned flood barriers?

‘Venice is on its knees’: Venetians angry after record flooding devastates city

‘Venice is on its knees’: Venetians angry after record flooding devastates city

In Pictures: Venice left submerged as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

In Pictures: Venice left submerged as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

WATCH: Southern Italy battered by storms, floods and tornadoes

WATCH: Southern Italy battered by storms, floods and tornadoes

South on storm alert as Italy braces for a week of wet weather

South on storm alert as Italy braces for a week of wet weather

Milan flooded and Genoa on red alert as storms batter northern Italy

Milan flooded and Genoa on red alert as storms batter northern Italy

Italian police investigate after Greta Thunberg effigy found hanging from Rome bridge

Italian police investigate after Greta Thunberg effigy found hanging from Rome bridge

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

VIDEO: Snow in September? Winter comes early to northern Italy

VIDEO: Snow in September? Winter comes early to northern Italy

IN PHOTOS: Taking a ‘Neanderthal’ survival course with a modern-day caveman in Italy

IN PHOTOS: Taking a ‘Neanderthal’ survival course with a modern-day caveman in Italy

Dozens evacuated as summer storms lash northern Italy

Dozens evacuated as summer storms lash northern Italy

Tornados, lightning, flash floods: Italy’s extreme weather leaves three dead

Tornados, lightning, flash floods: Italy’s extreme weather leaves three dead

Heatwave: 13 Italian cities on red alert as temperatures soar

Heatwave: 13 Italian cities on red alert as temperatures soar

What you need to know about the heatwave in Italy this week
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What you need to know about the heatwave in Italy this week

Heatwave: Italy braces for another week of high temperatures

Heatwave: Italy braces for another week of high temperatures

Climate crisis: Turin to be ‘as hot as Texas’ within 30 years

Climate crisis: Turin to be ‘as hot as Texas’ within 30 years

Weather warning: Italy on alert as storms lash the country

Weather warning: Italy on alert as storms lash the country

There goes the sun: Storms, hail and lightening batter Italy

There goes the sun: Storms, hail and lightening batter Italy

Italy still baking in heatwave as parts of western Europe cool off

Italy still baking in heatwave as parts of western Europe cool off

Italy braced for ‘one of the hottest heatwaves in a decade’

Italy braced for ‘one of the hottest heatwaves in a decade’

Lake Como homes evacuated amid flash floods in northern Italy

Lake Como homes evacuated amid flash floods in northern Italy

Italy heading for scorching heatwave with temperatures set to hit 42C

Italy heading for scorching heatwave with temperatures set to hit 42C

Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy

Hot weather brings plagues of insects to Sardinia and northern Italy

Snow in southern Italy in June? No, it’s just a monster hail storm

Snow in southern Italy in June? No, it’s just a monster hail storm

Youths rally across Europe in pre-vote climate protest

Youths rally across Europe in pre-vote climate protest

Rome just had its hottest February since 1862

Rome just had its hottest February since 1862

2017 was Italy’s driest year since 1800

2017 was Italy’s driest year since 1800

The source of Italy’s longest river has dried up due to drought

The source of Italy’s longest river has dried up due to drought

Meet the Italian physicist preparing to set sail for Antarctica

Meet the Italian physicist preparing to set sail for Antarctica

G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the US isolated

G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the US isolated

G7 environment chiefs meet in Italy, vowing to press ahead with climate change fight

G7 environment chiefs meet in Italy, vowing to press ahead with climate change fight

‘A backwards step’: Italy criticizes US climate decision

‘A backwards step’: Italy criticizes US climate decision

Italian minister: US reservations left G7 unable to agree on climate change

Italian minister: US reservations left G7 unable to agree on climate change

Alarm over drought across northern Italy

Alarm over drought across northern Italy

Venice could disappear within 100 years, climate study warns

Venice could disappear within 100 years, climate study warns

Pope: Politicians lack ‘concrete will’ on climate

Pope: Politicians lack ‘concrete will’ on climate

Record low tide dries Venice’s famous canals

Record low tide dries Venice’s famous canals

Pope Francis: climate accord must help poor

Pope Francis: climate accord must help poor

Animals light up Vatican in climate message

Animals light up Vatican in climate message

How climate change will devastate Italy

How climate change will devastate Italy

Farmers want polluting Christmas food blacklist

Farmers want polluting Christmas food blacklist

Italy improving on green energy: report

Italy improving on green energy: report

Four dead as storms, floods and tornadoes wreak havoc across northern and central Italy

Four dead as storms, floods and tornadoes wreak havoc across northern and central Italy

Five Star Movement has abandoned its promises to protect Italy’s environment: activists

Five Star Movement has abandoned its promises to protect Italy’s environment: activists

Wasps and weather threaten Italian chestnuts

Wasps and weather threaten Italian chestnuts