Why climate change means the Louvre's treasures could no longer be safe in Paris

The Louvre is the world's largest and most visited museum. Image: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Melissa Godin

Freelance Journalist, Reuters


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Crates with pieces of artworks from the collections of the Louvre Museum are seen near statues after it was closed to the public due to the rising Seine River in Paris, France, after days of almost non-stop rain caused flooding in the country, June 3, 2016.   REUTERS/John Schults - D1BETHTSFEAA
The museum has already moved 100,000 at-risk art pieces to its conservation center in Lievin. Image: REUTERS/John Schults - D1BETHTSFEAA
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