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If large quake causes tsunami in Aegean, it will hit coast in 10-15 minutes, says professor Synolakis (Technical University of Crete)

If an earthquake measuring over 7 on the Richter scale causes a tsunami in the Aegean, people will have just 10-15 minutes to react until the wave slams on the coast, said Costas Synolakis, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Crete, during a speech at an event at the Academy of Athens, where […]

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Recent Attica floods linked to climate change, European scientists say

“An event like the recent Greek flood cannot be called a ‘natural disaster’ without recognising the man-made causes exacerbating such events,” according to scientists participating in the 7th annual general assembly of the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) held in Athens. In a press release on Thursday, the scientists taking […]

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