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It is above all the rise in sea levels that is responsible for the increasing risk of flooding along Europe’s coasts. However, the danger is also heightened if storm surges occur together with heavy precipitation. This is the finding of an international research project that looked at the compounding of natural events from the aspect of climate change.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.