The increase in extreme weather events threatening the environmental security of Russia, each year, these emergency domestic economy cause harm to more than 60 billion rubles, told reporters, assistant Secretary of the security Council of the Russian Federation Alexander Abilene.
"One of the main threats in the field of ecology is due to global climate change acceleration of dynamics in the frequency and intensity of climate anomalies and extreme weather events that impact specifically on the lives and health of Residents, the condition of the animal and plant world in all regions of the country, and some of them they become a tangible threat to the welfare of the population and sustainable development," said Abilene.
according to analysis of experts, "each year the direct and indirect economic loss from emergencies caused by abnormal weather phenomena in General in the country is over 60 billion rubles," said Abilene.
"within Russia for the 2019 documented about 900 natural hazards, of which 346 have caused great harm to the industries and life of the inhabitants. 2020 is no exception and has recorded the Increase in the frequency of occurrence of hazardous hydrometeorological phenomena ", - he added.