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Global Briefing: Spain advances plans for short haul flight ban

  2024-03-08 in Business Green

Spain to follow France in banning flights where rail offers viable alternative, Italy confirms coal phase out date, and Azerbaijan joins global methane pledge

  Tagged under: Coal | Legislation | Methane | Italy | Spain | Aviation | Trains | France


Spanish Power Is Almost Free with Renewables Set for Record - Bloomberg

  2024-02-29 in Bloomberg

Electricity prices in Spain slumped to almost nothing as the nation’s wind and solar parks are churning out more power than ever.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Spain | Wind Power


Catalonia's farmers demand more help over drought

  2024-02-28 in The BBC

As Spain continues to be blighted by a lack of rain, farmers want more government assistance.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought


What will Spain look like when it runs out of water? Barcelona is giving us a glimpse | María Ramírez

  2024-02-15 in The Guardian

Angry farmers, worried tourism workers and unprepared politicians – Catalonia is on the frontline of a drought-stricken future, says Spanish journalist María Ramírez

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Farming


Barcelona imposes severe water restrictions during worst drought ever

  2024-02-01 (or before) in Euronews

Citizens could be fined for washing cars or watering gardens.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Cars


Drought reveals sunken church in Spanish reservoir

  2024-01-17 (or before) in Euronews

'Drought tourists’ are visiting to see the 11th-century church which was submerged 60 years ago.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought


'This Is Terrible': Eco Emergency in Spain as Plastic Pellets Invade Coast

  2024-01-10 in Common Dreams

The countless beads of plastic, which experts fear are toxic and harmful to marine life and people, are believed to have spilled from a cargo ship.

  Tagged under: Marine Life | Pollution | Plastic | Spain


Spanish minister hails deal to save Andalucía wetlands as a model for green transition

  2023-12-27 in The Guardian

€1.4bn deal to protect Doñana national park will diversify local economy and stop farmers using aquifers to irrigate fruit crops

  Tagged under: Spain | Wetlands


Torrential rain in Spain causes major flooding - BBC News

  2023-09-03 (or before) in The BBC

A football match between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla was called off as a red alert was issued in the capital.

  Tagged under: Spain


Barcelona gives hats to homeless people as heatwave sweeps southern Europe

  2023-08-24 in The Guardian

Greek firefighters continue to battle wildfires and 17 areas of southern France remain on red alert

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires


‘Like a blowtorch’: Mediterranean on fire as blazes spread across nine countries

  2023-07-26 in The Guardian

‘There is no magical defence mechanism,’ says Greek prime minister as fires burn in northern Africa and southern Europe

  Tagged under: Spain | Africa | Heatwaves


Olive oil industry in crisis as Europe’s heatwave threatens another harvest

  2023-07-17 in The Guardian

World’s biggest olive producer, Spain, on course for second bad harvest in a row, raising fears of gaps on shelves and even higher prices

  Tagged under: Spain | Farming


Southern Europe braces for second heat storm in a week

  2023-07-16 in The Guardian

New system pushing into region from north Africa could lead to temperatures above record 48.8C

  Tagged under: Spain | Africa


Spanish olive growers feel pain from early drought – DW – 05/09/2023

  2023-07-15 (or before) in Deutsche Welle

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought


European heatwave - latest updates as red alerts and record temperatures continue | The Independent

  2023-07-13 (or before) in The Independent

Europe heatwave 2023

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires


Hail batters Spain creating icy urban scenes

  2023-07-08 (or before) in The BBC

Storms in the country are battering areas in the north and south, with hail days after a heatwave.

  Tagged under: Spain


Weekly Climate News Headlines

  2023-07-03 (or before) in YouTube

Weekly climate news headlines from around the world. #bangladesh #India #USA #Canada #wildfires #mexico #pakistan #heatwaves #Spain #Romania #Chile

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires | Flooding | Canada | India | Chile | Mexico | Heatwaves


Spain on track to pass 50 pct renewable energy generation in 2023

  2023-06-08 in Renew Economy | News and analysis for the clean energy economy

Spain expected to surpass 50% average renewables mark on its grid this year, beating neighbouring EU powerhouses to the milestone.

  Tagged under: Spain | Renewable Energy | Electricity Grid


'Murderers' and 'criminals': Meteorologists face unprecedented harassment from conspiracy theorists | CNN

  2023-05-27 by in CNN International

National weather services, meteorologists and climate communicators in countries from the US to Australia say they’re experiencing an increase in threats and abuse, often around accusations they are overstating, lying about or even controlling the weather.

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change | Health | Finance


Spanish regions demand EU support to tackle drought crisis - EFE Noticias

  2023-05-25 in efe.com

Brussels, May 25 (EFE).- Spanish regional authorities on Thursday called for a “European response” to the prolonged drought that is severely affecting the country’s agricultural sector. Rainfall has dropped by 26% between October 2022 and early May 2023, according to the State Meteorological Agen

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought


'Without water, we are nothing!': Spain's crippling drought reignites tensions over Tagus river

  2023-05-13 (or before) in Inkl

An early scorching heatwave across Spain has worsened the impact of the country's long-term drought, causing unprecedented damage to the country's crops. As farmers grow desperate for irrigation, the government's plan to limit the rerouting of water from the nation's longest river – the Tagus – for agricultural purposes lies…

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Farming | Rivers


Spain to ban some outdoor working during extreme heat conditions | Reuters

  2023-05-11 (or before) in Reuters

Spain will ban some outdoor working during extreme heat conditions, Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz said on Wednesday, as the country faces high temperatures more frequently as a result of climate change.

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change


Spain records hottest and driest April on record

  2023-05-08 in Associated Press News

Drought-stricken Spain says last month was the hottest and driest April since records began in 1961. The State Meteorological Agency says the average daily temperature was 14.9 degrees Celsius (58.8 Fahrenheit) — that is 3 degrees Celsius above the average. AEMET said average maximum temperatures during the month were up by 4.7 C. Rainfall was a fifth of what would normally be expected in the month, making it the driest April on record in Spain. Last year was Spain’s hottest since record-keeping started in 1961, and also the country’s sixth driest. Three years of scant rainfall and high temperatures put the cou...

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Farming


Extreme April heat in Spain, Portugal, Morocco & Algeria almost impossible without climate change – World Weather Attribution

  2023-05-07 (or before) in World Weather Attribution

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change


April Mediterranean heatwave ‘almost impossible’ without climate crisis

  2023-05-05 in The Guardian

Extreme event would have been expected once in 40,000 years before global heating, scientists estimate

  Tagged under: Spain


Many Europeans want climate action – but less so if it changes their lifestyle, shows poll

  2023-05-02 in The Guardian

Exclusive: YouGov survey in seven countries tested backing for government and individual action on crisis

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change | France


Catalonia’s farmers face threat of drought … and a plague of hungry rabbits

  2023-04-24 in The Guardian

With water reserves running low, Spanish farmers are also struggling to protect crops from thousands of rabbits starved of fresh grass

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Farming


Drought will cause crop failures in Spain, farmers warn

  2023-04-13 in Associated Press News

The main Spanish farmers' association says drought now affects 60% of the Spanish countryside and is causing “irreversible losses” to more than 3.5 million hectares of crops. the Coordinator of Farmers' and Ranchers' Organizations said in a report issued on Thursday that wheat and barley are expected to fail or be badly affected in major growing regions. Olives and nuts also are suffering due to Spain’s long-term drought, which is affecting farmers' ability to irrigate corn, sunflowers, rice and cotton, too. Reservoirs in Andalusia, Spain’s most important food-exporting region, have water levels at 30% of...

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Farming | Climate Change


Climate change: Catalonia in grip of worst drought in decades - BBC News

  2023-04-04 (or before) in The BBC

Water levels at a reservoir in the northern Spanish region have fallen below 10% of its capacity.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Climate Change


Early wildfire in Spain’s Valencia region forces 1,500 villagers to evacuate

  2023-03-25 in The Guardian

Emergency services say they have contained spread of blaze that has scorched more than 4,000 hectares

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires


World's first octopus farm proposals alarm scientists - BBC News

  2023-03-16 (or before) in The BBC

Methods used on the Spanish farm would be "cruel" to such intelligent animals say experts, as details emerge.

  Tagged under: Spain


‘Very precarious’: Europe faces growing water crisis as winter drought worsens

  2023-03-04 in The Guardian

Multiple governments warn of critical water shortages as heatwaves and lack of rain leave river systems depleted

  Tagged under: Spain | Heatwaves | Drought | France | Rivers


France in new row with Germany and Spain over nuclear-derived hydrogen

  2023-02-10 (or before) in EURACTIV

A new row has erupted between France, Germany and Spain over nuclear energy, with Paris furious about a lack of support from Berlin and Madrid for its efforts to have nuclear-derived hydrogen labelled as 'green' in EU legislation, sources said.

  Tagged under: Spain | Hydrogen | Nuclear Power | Germany | France | Legislation


Brussels recommends EU-wide exit from controversial energy treaty

  2023-02-08 (or before) in Euronews

France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Poland are among those who had advocated an exit from the contentious agreement.

  Tagged under: Spain | Germany | France


‘Extreme event’: warm January weather breaks records across Europe

  2023-01-02 in The Guardian

At least eight countries experience record high temperatures of ‘almost unheard of’ heat, say meteorologists

  Tagged under: Spain | Extreme Weather | France


Spain's olive oil producers devastated by worst ever drought - BBC News

  2022-08-29 (or before) in The BBC

Spain's olive oil industry is in danger after being hit by chronic water shortages.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought


Europe’s Parched Earth Hits Corn as Climate Crisis Resounds

  2022-08-07 (or before) in Bloomberg

Searing temperatures are shriveling corn crops across Europe, in the latest sign of a deepening crisis that spans everything from Rhine River transport to Spanish olive growers.

  Tagged under: Spain | Farming | France | Rivers


'Zoe' Becomes the World’s First Named Heat Wave

  2022-08-03 (or before) by in Smithsonian Magazine

Seville, Spain has implemented a new heat wave naming system to raise awareness of these “silent killers”

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change


Drought threatens Spain's 'green gold' harvest

  2022-07-27 in France 24

In the scorching heat, Felipe Elvira inspects the branches of his olive trees, planted as far as the eye can see on a dusty hillside in southern Spain.

  Tagged under: Spain | Drought | Trees


Spanish man filmed escaping wildfire treated for serious burns

  2022-07-19 in The Guardian

Man in 50s emerges from blaze with clothes burned to rags and flames flickering around him

  Tagged under: Spain | Extreme Weather | Wildfires


Heatwave: More evacuations as Mediterranean wildfires spread - BBC News

  2022-07-17 (or before) in The BBC

Wildfires force France to evacuate some 16,000 people, as Spain, Croatia and Greece are also hit.

  Tagged under: Spain | Wildfires | Heatwaves | France


Spain and Portugal suffering driest climate for 1,200 years, research shows

  2022-07-04 in The Guardian

Effects of human-caused global heating are blocking vital winter rains, with severe implications for farming and tourism

  Tagged under: Spain | Farming | Extreme Weather | Drought


Illegal strawberry farms threaten future of Spanish wetlands

  2022-02-08 in The Guardian

Opponents say proposed amnesty for illegal water tapping in Doñana national park threatens disaster for one of Europe’s green lungs

  Tagged under: Spain | Farming | Wetlands


This is what a year of climate disasters looked like

  2021-12-19 (or before) in YouTube

From -25C temperatures in Spain to a record-equalling 54.4C in Death Valley, the extremes of our climate are becoming more acute. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/...

  Tagged under: Spain | Extreme Weather | Texas | California | Louisiana


MEDIA COVERAGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION IN THE SPANISH PRESS

  2021-12-18 (or before) in Academia.edu - Share research

This article analyzes how the Spanish press covers the mitigation of climate change. We have used the search engine MyNews to study in El País and El Mundo, the newspapers with the largest circulation in Spain during the years 2016 and 2017, the news

  Tagged under: Spain | Climate Change | Climate Change Mitigation


‘Toilet of Europe’: Spain’s pig farms blamed for mass fish die-offs

  2021-10-13 in The Guardian

Exclusive: pork industry’s role in pollution of one of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoons may be greater than publicly acknowledged, investigation reveals

  Tagged under: Spain | Farming | Fish | Wildlife


Spain bans fertilisers near saltwater lagoon after dead fish wash up

  2021-08-26 in The Guardian

Officials close eight beaches as residents complain of cloudy, green water that emits a foul smell

  Tagged under: Spain | Fish


UK solar company secures funding to build two major solar plants in Spain - Business Leader News

  2020-01-22 in Business News - Business Leader

UK-based solar energy company, Solarcentury, has secured new financing to build two of the largest solar plants in Spain demonstrating the UK’s leadership on climate change. UK Export Finance (UKEF), the […]

  Tagged under: Spain | Solar Energy | Climate Change | Finance


Barcelona to open southern Europe's biggest low-emissions zone

  2019-12-31 in The Guardian

City bans most polluting vehicles from area 20 times the size of Madrid’s zone

  Tagged under: Spain | Greenhouse Gases


'Hell is coming': week-long heatwave begins across Europe

  2019-06-24 in The Guardian

Temperatures could hit 40C from Spain to Switzerland, with authorities urging children and older people to stay indoors

  Tagged under: Spain | Extreme Weather | Heatwaves | Women and Children | France


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