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Climate change will wipe out glaciers in Pyrenees within 20 years, warn Spanish scientists

CLIMATE change is to blame for the dramatic shrinking of glaciers in the Pyrenees which could all but disappear within two decades, scientists in...

LESS MEAT, MORE LIFE: Spanish minister’s campaign to eat less meat receives a mixed response

HEALTH minister Alberto Garzon has launched a campaign encouraging Spaniards to eat less meat, after research revealed Spain chomps its way through more meat...

Spain gets burnt in hottest year ever with warnings over further temperature hikes

SPAIN had the hottest year on record last year according to a report published today(May 14) by the state meteorological agency, Aemet. The news comes...

Spain’s climate change law is passed in Madrid to make country ‘carbon-neutral’ by 2050

SPAIN'S new climate change and energy law was passed by Congress in Madrid today(May 13). It aims to make Spain a carbon-neutral country by 2050. All...

City buildings plunge into darkness on Spain’s Costa Blanca to raise awareness of global warming

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

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 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

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.

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa Blanca last...

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

Temperatures in Spain’s Andalucia hit climate change limit

In Malaga, Cordoba and Granada the average yearly temperature in the 21st century was at least 1.5°C higher than in the 20th century

Rising temperatures to have huge impact on Spanish jobs

WEATHER-related sick days costs the Spanish economy €360 million per year, a pioneering study has found. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)...

Marbella expat confirms Barack Obama as guest speaker at leading climate change conference

Wine expert, Pancho Campo, has secured the 44th President of the U.S. for this summer’s high profile Climate Change Leadership Porto Summit

Balearic Islands pledge to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in ambitious green manifesto

THE Balearic Islands has pledged to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. In an ambitious plan, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera will take new...

Malaga and southern Spain will experience droughts ’14 TIMES more severe than in recent years’ – and much sooner...

MALAGA and southern Spain could see droughts 14 times more severe than in recent years from as soon as 2050 onwards. That is according to...

Wine prices to increase in Spain following 20% drop in harvest thanks to soaring temperatures

SPAIN'S production of wine for 2017 was down 20% compared to the year before, figures have shown. The agriculture ministry has reported the total production...

‘We are seeing what we already feared’: Farmers in southern Spain facing ruin after increasingly hot and dry seasons

FARMERS in southern Spain fear they may lose their position as the top exporters in Europe after successive hot and dry seasons. It comes after...

CLIMATE WARNING: Spain had its hottest year EVER in 2017 and climate change is ‘now noticeable’

SPAIN had its hottest year on record last year and climate change is 'now noticeable', weather agency AEMET has said.  Some seven areas in Andalucia...

Spanish government says it should do more to reduce impact on global warming

Maria Garcia expects Spain to meet its target of reducing emissions by 26% before 2030, but said Spain must do more

Spain criticised by European Climate Foundation for reliance on carbon energy power

The European Climate Foundation has urged Spain to attend the G20 meeting in July to talk about reducing its reliance on carbon-emitting power sources.

Global warming is pushing Spain’s climate closer to that seen in North Africa

With average temperatures expected to rise by as much as five degrees by 2050, Spain’s universally appreciated crops could be in serious jeopardy

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