Venice Council Flooded Minutes After Rejecting Climate Action

November 15, 2019
Article by Plant Based News

Venice is experiencing its worst floods in decades (Photo: Adobe. Do not use without permission)

Veneto regional council in Venice was flooded earlier this week – just minutes after councilors rejected measures aimed at tackling the climate crisis.

According to reports, the city is currently experiencing its worst flooding in 50 years – with water levels peaking at 1.87 meters (6 feet) – something mayor Luigi Brugnaro has described as a ‘direct result of climate change’.

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