Cyprus dust clouds a sign of climate change

Prof Jos Lelieveld, Head of the Environmental Predictions Department at CARE-C, the Cyprus Institute and Director of the Atmospheric Chemistry Department, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, spoke with the Financial Mirror about recent dust episodes in Cyprus, their connection to extreme weather events and the impact of climate change on the island and the neighbouring region.

When it comes to climate change, “most people fail to realise their own wellbeing is at stake” notes the article, followed by a discussion on how sandstorms and extreme weather events are an ever-increasing threat to the health and prosperity of the people of Cyprus and the region.

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