Cities located along the Mediterranean Sea are likely to be more affected by climate change effects including scorching heat waves than the rest of Europe, scientists said, according to Reuters. Athens, Bucharest, Rome, Naples, Marseilles, Milan and other densely populated urban areas in the Mediterranean are at high risk of experiencing heat-related health problems, the scientists said in an article published on the Nature Geoscience journal.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.