- Climate change models by the Geological Survey of Sweden and the Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, predict heavier rainfall and higher levels of groundwater in the future.
- Fredrik Mossmark, hydrogeologist at the Geological Survey of Sweden, says higher pore pressures will affect soil stability.
- “There is no quick fix in preparing our societies for better resilience,” adds Fredrik Vinthagen, press spokesperson at Swedish Water.
Related stories from around the North:
Arctic: 1.5°C is way too high – Thoughts from a flood-stricken German valley, Blog by Irene Quaile
Greenland: Tipping points: can a leaked report tip the scales to climate action? Blog by Irene Quaile
Norway: Polar bears face extinction in Svalbard and Arctic Russia says scientist, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Record breaking temperatures recorded in Arctic Russia, Eye on the Arctic
Sweden: Sweden’s wildfire season later than usual, Radio Sweden