“Government will be tempted to use green Net Zero spending to revitalize the UK economy in the wake of Covid-19 because the gross effects are so large. But in the medium term, it will actually make matters much, much worse because of the negative effect of using inferior, low-productivity energy sources in bulk. The only way to ensure that economies return to long-term health is to move back to low-cost energy. “
Extreme Weather Expert Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.: For hydrological drought the IPCC is also quite strong in its conclusions: "Low confidence: Weak or insignificant trends"
In Western and Central Europe — basically Atlantic France all the way to Moscow, north of the Mediterranean region and south of the North Sea region — the IPCC and the underlying peer reviewed research on which it assesses has concluded that drought has not increased and, logically, that increased drought cannot be attributed to human-caused climate change.