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Global warming to bring Spain temperatures of up to 50C, extreme drought and flooding and sleepless tropical nights by...

In its prediction, it forecasts the summers by 2050 will be ‘immersed in a heat wave’, with the mercury ‘easily’ reaching 42C in Madrid, 44C in Bilbao, 45C in Valencia and 49C in Sevilla and Cordoba

First five months of 2020 in Spain were the hottest of any year since records began

THE first five months of 2020 in Spain have been the hottest first five months of any year since records began.

Spain ranks 14th on list of greenest countries worldwide, while the UK is fourth

SPAIN has ranked 14th on the list of greenest countries in the world, while the UK came in at an impressive fourth.

Spain PM announces €3.75 billion plan for greener motor industry

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced a draft bill to push Spain's motor industry into a greener future. The...

Spain to ban sale of new diesel AND petrol cars as part of ambitious action plan on climate change

SPAIN has declared it is to ban the sale of all new cars that use petrol or diesel from 2040.

CO2 emissions in Spain decrease by 32% in April, much higher than the average worldwide drop of 26%

CO2 emissions in Spain have decreased by over a third in April, registering one of the highest drops in the world.

Spain’s Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar join hundreds of celebs – including Madonna and Robert De Niro – in...

Madonna, Pedro Almodóvar and Penélope Cruz call on people to change their way of life because of the pandemic

Climate change blamed for alarming rise of hornworms, destroying Mallorca’s tomatoes, peppers and aubergines

In recent years, the presence of hornworms in Mallorca has grown considerably

Spain’s Malaga swelters in winter heatwave (and it continues until Sunday)

The warm weather is predicted to hang around until Sunday when it will make way for cloud cover and drizzle

Water levels at reservoirs in Spain’s Andalucia still down on last year despite downpours

The statistics showing the reduction in water levels come after the Olive Press revealed shocking photos showing the plummeting water height at Lake Istan last week

Spain slams ‘silent complicity’ of international leaders ahead of crisis climate change summit in Madrid

Many major countries are not on track to reduce their emissions as agreed during the 2016 Paris summit

LONG READ: 30 years since Berlin Wall fell, populism is the new divide that endangers our response to the...

Populism is the wall blocking serious action to tackle today's environmental crisis says Olive Press editor Jon Clarke as he remembers the fall of the Berlin wall 30 years ago this month.

SPAIN CLIMATE CRISIS: October was Costa del Sol’s ninth warmest in 100 years

The tenth month of the year was the ninth warmest this century, with temperatures 1.3 degrees Celsius above normal.

Teen activist Greta Thunberg asks for ‘lift to Spain’ for Madrid climate summit

“It turns out I’ve travelled halfway around the world, the wrong way, if anyone could help me find transport I would be so grateful”

‘SHE DOESN’T UNDERSTAND’: Campaigner hosting kids’ climate change event in Spain’s Marbella slams teen activist Greta Thunberg

Nihlson has previously said that ‘children are 25% of the world’s population, and 100% of our future.’

Thousands of teenagers march for action on climate change in solidarity with Greta Thunberg across Spain’s Andalucia

The young people held up signs saying 'change you life, not the climate' and 'rescue the planet NOW!'

Expats are out in force as global climate change protests hit the Costa del Sol

A week-long campaign has been launched to ‘bring an end to the age of fossil fuels and climate justice for everyone’.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior docks in Malaga to push for action on climate change

The 'change energy, not climate' campaign will see the purpose-built yacht dock in eight countries and 14 ports

Spain’s environmentalists issue doomsday warning as groundbreaking study reveals alarming levels of micro-plastic in the Pyrenees

One of the main problems is the lack of ready, cheap alternatives to the imperishable material that is now part of the air we breathe and the water we drink

Tropical fish caught on Costa Blanca as experts fear Mediterranean temperature increase

A TROPICAL fish common to Indonesian waters has been caught off the Costa Blanca. The tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) was...

Climate change activists in Spain joined by those in UK as hundreds arrested

In the UK capital, around 400 activists were arrested, following acts of civil disobedience

Summers in Spain are now FIVE WEEKS longer than in the eighties

Research claims that around 32 million people are affected by a warming climate

More than 50% in Spain fear climate change is ‘threatening’ survival of human race

Some 64% believe it is already negatively affecting their health

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

DROP OF COMMON SENSE: Are humans to blame for the floods that have ravaged Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Heavy rainfall is not a recent phenomenon, but Mediterranean sea warming and building in the wrong places is adding to the recent flooding problems, writes Harry Ward

Bumper month for wind power in Spain breaks record

This surge has meant that the monthly CO2 emissions from electricity dropped to the lowest for the month of October since 2010
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