Skip to Content

Is climate change bad for democracy? Future-watchers see threats, and some opportunities

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Senior experts gathered at an annual conference in Greece have warned that instability driven by climate change could threaten democracies in the future, even though representative governments are best equipped to provide solutions. The Athens Democracy Forum, an event backed by the United Nations, was held in the Greek capital with attention focused on the impact that rising temperatures and extreme weather could have on democratic stability. The event was held as authorities struggled to cope with widespread flooding in central Greece, weeks after the country suffered its worst wildfire on record.

Article Topic Follows: AP National

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

Associated Press


KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content