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The mighty Rhine: A shrinking river?

Neil King | Natalie Muller
August 19, 2022

Climate change is transforming the Rhine. Scant rainfall and above average summer temperatures have caused its water level to drop to near-record lows. Weather extremes are expected to become more frequent, so what does this mean for the iconic river?


Interviewee featured in this episode:

Adrian Schmid-Breton, geographer and drought expert at the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR)

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