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SANCHEZ HAS IT CRACKED: Or so Spain’s premier thinks when it comes to coping with global warming

WHEN it comes to talking about climate change, it is impossible to stay away from politics. They are completely intertwined. My recent columns have focused...

It’s official: July was the hottest month recorded in Spain since records began

SPAIN suffered its hottest July in more than six decades, confirmed the national meteorological office on Monday. Data published by AEMET showed that the average...

HEATWAVE: How sea temperatures around Spain are rising and threatening marine life

THE heatwaves of the summer aren’t only taking their toll on land where wildfires have ravaged more than 230,000 hectares already across Spain. Temperatures...

Spain’s winemakers battle to save harvest as heatwaves and drought takes toll

THE effects of successive heatwaves and drought are threatening this year’s wine harvest across Spain. An exceptionally hot and dry summer has left grapes withering...

FOCUS: How Spain is on track for the most devastating summer of fires on record

BLACKENED earth, smouldering trees, the charred corpses of wild animals barbecued to a crisp.  The pungent tang of smoked pine and eucalyptus lingers in...

Spain and Portugal experiencing driest spells in over a millennium

THE IBERIAN PENINSULA is going through its driest period for 1,200 years, according to new research. The majority of rain in Portugal and Spain falls...

ANALYSIS: Why is Spain getting hotter every year?

This year, summer has only just begun and 2022 has already experienced record-breaking temperatures with Spain’s warmest May in 58 years, writes Livia Cockerell

OPINION: When it comes to saving the planet, it’s now or never

THE human race never learns. Why? Are we stupid, ambivalent, or just downright lazy? Read on and you decide. My vote is for all three. When you...

Climate change activists smear red paint on Spain’s Congress building in Madrid

CLIMATE change protestors daubed red paint on the steps leading to Spain's Congress building in Madrid on Wednesday. Walls were also smeared as part of...

When is Earth Hour 2022? What is it and how is Spain is involved in the WWF ‘blackout’ event

THIS year marks the 15th Earth Hour  - the world’s biggest environmental event. The global event aims to ‘increase awareness and spark global conversations on...

Spain’s Palma to switch off lights for one hour to raise awareness of climate change

PALMA City Council is supporting the Earth Hour again this weekend, and raising awareness of global warming. Between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on Saturday, March 27,...

Jellyfish population surge on southern Spanish beaches as rising sea pollution kills predators

MALAGA'S beaches could soon be inundated with record numbers of jellyfish, marine experts have warned. Climate change, water conditions, the urbanisation of the Mediterranean coast...

Massive green energy project unveiled for Spain’s Aragon

SPAIN has unveiled plans for a massive green energy project in the northeast region of Aragon that aims to meet 30% of the nation’s...

Mallorca politician demands end to environmentally damaging ‘ghost flights’ by airlines saving their slots

THE practice of airlines flying empty planes to keep coveted flight slots has been slammed by a Mallorcan politician. The deputy for MES in Mallorca,...

Slurry bad news: Across Spain, dubious industrial and agricultural methods have continued to pollute this beautiful nation

A LEGION of politicians piled fury on Alberto Garzon’s comments about the quality of Spanish meat because he criticised their two most important loves:...

Spain’s Barcelona has its first road made from non-recyclable plastic waste.

A NEW road surface has been unveiled in Barcelona using non-recyclable plastic waste in the first project of its kind in Spain.

66% of Balearic Island beaches could be lost due to climate change

A NEW study claims that 66% of Balearic beaches could be lost to the sea by the end of the century in a worst...

Las Tablas de Daimiel: How Spain’s precious wetlands have been sucked dry

THE unique wetlands, Las Tablas de Daimel, in the central plains of Castile-la Mancha, have nearly completely dried up over the past three years as its water has been re-routed for agricultural use.

How Spain’s Valencia region became the leader in organic farming

ORGANIC farming in Valencia has grown 81.2% in the past five years, more than anywhere else in Spain and exceeding Spain's average which is...

Spain signs up for first grab of European Union’s COVID recovery money

Spain has become the first European Union country to officially apply for a first €10 billion instalment of the Union's COVID recovery fund. This follows...

ANALYSIS: Spain’s Costa Blanca now has a ‘tropical climate’ thanks to global warming as experts warn to expect ‘more...

ALICANTE province is now suffering a ‘tropical climate’ which will rapidly increase the frequency of storms, according to the Climatology Lab at the area’s...

Spain’s Balearic Islands poised for radical overhaul in management of floods after exponential increase in rainfall

The Balearic government has been warned that flood episodes would remain a constant threat in the foreseeable future

Spain’s Balearic Islands make firm commitment to fight climate change

This week, the minister for energy and climate change travelled to international conference to reaffirm the Balearics commitment to the environment

‘Their days are numbered’: Scientist warns that Posidonia will completely disappear in Spain’s Balearic Islands

In a report for the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), oceanographer Biel Jorda predicts that the species is in grave threat of disappearing despite EU legislation to protect it

Why six residents of Spain’s Ibiza have gone on hunger strike in the name of climate change

The group are part of Extinction Rebellion, an international grassroots organisation that is known for its direct action tactics to raise awareness about the climate crisis

Half dozen key steps for net zero in Europe, Spain and Britain

A SERIES of small, key behavioural changes will be enough to prevent global warning, a key environmental think tank has claimed. The British body has...

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