The security Council has estimated the damage from weather emergencies
Annually emergency because of weather-related disasters cause the domestic economy damage to at least 60 billion rubles, told journalists the assistant to the Secretary of security Council Alexander Abilene.
He noted that the number of anomalous weather events increasing due to global climate change.
Climate change in the security Council is considered one of the key long-term factors of safety of Russia.
In the Commission of the security Council on environmental safety has also offered to improve the ground-based network for the forecasting of meteorological phenomena, to increase the number of observation points and special equipment. After that it is planned to develop aircraft and aerospace components systems of monitoring of climatic phenomena.
One of the last major emergency, which is associated with climate change was a fuel leak in Norilsk. In may because of the abrupt subsidence of the supports of the tank Foundation CHP, owned by the company from the group "Norilsk Nickel", in the waters spilled approximately 21 thousand cubic meters of diesel fuel.
Norilsk Nickel believes the main cause of the accident, the warming in the permafrost, which resulted in the movement of the supports under the fuel tanks.
After the incident on the territory of the Krasnoyarsk region introduced a state of emergency at the Federal level. Investigators opened a criminal case under several articles. The CPS has estimated the environmental damage from the accident to 148 billion rubles.
The day before due to a similar incident in the village of Tukhard of Krasnoyarsk region have introduced a regime of emergency municipal character. There for pumping fuel from the barge to the production storage location depressurization of the pipe, which spilled more than 44 tons of fuel. The regional Prosecutor's office began checking, and the regional Directorate of the investigation Committee opened a criminal case under article about infringement of rules of protection of the environment by manufacture of works.