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Georgios Xekalakis; Christos Anastasiou; Evi Kazamia ; Yiannis Tsompanakis ; Petros Christou
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
The Mediterranean basin is distinctly vulnerable to climate change and its associated effects. This vulnerability is noticeably observed in the southern Mediterranean territories, where a perceptible outcome of climate change is the increase of the average temperatures over time, accompanied by water scarcity due to reduced precipitation. Although recent technological advancements have achieved to mitigate to some extend climate change impacts, particularly in stabilizing temperatures and enhancing water resource management, alterations in weather patterns persist. This study presents a realistic climate change scenario in the southern European Mediterranean, namely Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, and Spain, along with selected semi-arid regions like Crete, Murcia, and Sicily, highlighting data spanning during the last three decades. This work aims to outline the principal meteorological factors associated with climate change, aiming to foster a broader understanding of its impact. Additionally, this discussion explores the potential for these regions to utilize the current climatic conditions beneficially, by pivoting towards energy production from alternative, sustainable sources, thereby converting the challenges posed by climate change into opportunities for societal benefit.
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This research work was supported by the ISTOS project. This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (WIDESPREAD-TWINNING) under grant agreement No. 952300.
Proceedings of 23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023
23rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2023, 28-30 November, 2023
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference-SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Russian Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Russian Acad Arts; Turkish Acad Sci.
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