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Environment/Nature news & information for Spain

Rain and cold snap to follow record high temperatures
Environment Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Rain and cold snap to follow record high temperatures

A WET start to the weekend is forecast after the last two or three days of warmer-than-usual daytime temperatures across Spain, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET. Whilst last week broke records for...

Europe to ban CO2 by 2050: Is Spain up to the challenge?
Environment Sun, Dec 9, 2018

Europe to ban CO2 by 2050: Is Spain up to the challenge?

EUROPEAN Commissioners want to wipe out carbon dioxide, or CO2 emissions by the year 2050, according to an ambitious announcement ahead of the recent climate change summit (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. But is it even...

Gym fuelled by human movement
Environment Thu, Nov 29, 2018

Gym fuelled by human movement

A GYM which converts human movement into energy to power machines has opened in a Greater Madrid region town. Mónica and Juan Ignacio are the brains behind the project Movewatts, along with a team of 11, who opened the...

Spanish celebs choose planet over plastic
Environment Sun, Oct 28, 2018

Spanish celebs choose planet over plastic

SHOCK reports in the global media about how plastic has been found in human poo – and every one of us eats it – have turned the tides for those who thought pollution was just a 'fish problem': at every meal,...

Cold snap to follow 'historic' rainfall
Environment Mon, Oct 22, 2018

Cold snap to follow 'historic' rainfall

AFTER the weekend's record-breaking rainfall across the country – especially the east and south coast – winter is due to set in by the end of this week thanks to a mass of polar air sweeping Spain. Temperatures...

National air-quality checker will give residents exact readings in real time, says minister Teresa Ribera
Environment Mon, Oct 15, 2018

National air-quality checker will give residents exact...

RESIDENTS in Spain will soon be able to check how clean or otherwise the air they breathe is via an easy-to-use website, minister for energy transition Teresa Ribera has announced. Air-quality index Apps exist already,...

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale
Environment Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 4 on the Richter scale shook the Granada-province town of Cijuela at exactly 09.42 this morning, sparking dozens of calls to the emergency services. Nobody was hurt and no damage has been reported...

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