EU warns of dire climate season ahead with droughts, fires

              An Italian Financial police officer blocks the access to the Marmolada mountain and the Punta Rocca glacier near Canazei, in the Italian Alps in northern Italy, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, where an avalanche broke loose on Sunday, sending tons of ice, snow, and rocks onto hikers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
              The fire burns on a hill near Korydallos, west of Athens, early Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Dozens of firefighters, are battling a brush fire west of Athens. No injuries have been reported. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
              Boat houses sit on the Po river, in Linarolo, near Pavia, Italy, Saturday, June 25, 2022. The largest Italian river Po is turning into a long stretch of sand due to the lack of rain, leaving the Lomellina rice flats without the water necessary to flood the paddies. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)