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18:57

Opinion

Climate show

IGNACIO LILLO

If someone who knows nothing about us, let's say an alien from a galaxy a million light years away, heard the speeches made by our leaders, they would think that this is the most ecological country with the biggest commitment to fighting climate ... change on Earth. Then of course, they would land here in their space ship and realise within five minutes that it's all talk, a climate show that looks good and eases (guilty) consciences. The list of examples from all levels of administration is endless, ... but it's the central government we're looking at this week as calls increase for the Costa's 'cercanías' trains to run through the night. Our cousins in Madrid look very smart at world climate summits waving their lists of Spain's achievements

16:37

Gibraltar

Staff at three Gibraltar schools accredited as Climate Change teachers

Debbie Bartlett

Seven teachers at Bayside, Westside and St Bernard's Upper Primary schools have now been accredited as Climate Change teachers. The course includes topics such as climate change science, gender and the environment, children and climate change, ... cities and climate change, and human health.

14:00

National

Madrid climate conference closes without agreements

DOMÉNICO CHIAPPE / ALFONSO TORICES

The COP25 climate summit in Madrid finished last Sunday with many delegates and activists expressing their disappointment at a perceived lack of progress. The delegates assembled in Madrid did recognise the importance of climate science, and the ... International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in particular, and the need to open a dialogue about climate change's effects on the ocean. However, agreement was not reached on two of the main objectives: making countries commit to expanding their emission

15:38

National

Global climate strike announced amid COP25 "failings"

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Greta Thunberg has accused the world's rich countries of failing to live up to their climate pledges at the COP25 conference. She accused the politicians at the summit of "negotiating loopholes and avoiding more ambitious targets". Meanwhile,

15:14

National

Europe awaits Greta as Madrid climate summit gets started

SUR

The UN climate change conference kicks off in Madrid on Monday, 2 December, and runs until 13 December. It was due to be held in Chile but changed venues after recent violence there. There was excitement in some parts this week over the imminent ... arrival, from America by catamaran, of teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg. Thunberg, whose criticism of lack of action on climate change has made her a household name, was offered passage by Australians, although bad weather means her arrival

14:41

National

Construction firms call for all autovías to have tolls on them

CRISTINA VALLEJO madrid

Construction firms have said that Spain will have to spend 103 billion euros on its infrastructure in the coming years to meet UN climate-change objectives. This is equivalent to 8.3 per cent of the country's GDP and would mean an increase of 40 per

13:25

National

Barcelona council suggest ending air route to Madrid to fight climate change

SUR

Hot on the heels of supporting a new low carbon emission zone for traffic in Barcelona and neighbouring municipalities, the city council in the Catalan capital is proposing more radical action on climate change. The left-leaning authority has ... train service. The announcement by Barcelona's councillor for Climate Emergency comes at the same time as disappointing results from the first few days of the city's new low-emissions zone. Since 2 January, only vehicles displaying an official

20:29

National

Climate change in the spotlight in Madrid as COP25 continues

JAVIER GUILLENEA

The Climate Conference began on Monday in Madrid, with delegations from nearly 200 countries set to attend the two-week event. It is the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference, and although it is taking place in the Spanish capital, it will ... Andalucía at Madrid summit The most concrete achievement of the Climate Change conferences to date is the 2015 Paris Agreement, which makes signatories commit to keeping global emissions below two degrees, and attempt to limit them to 1.5. The UN has

11:57

National

Campout in central Madrid against climate change lasts four days

SUR

climate emergency and introduces "effective" measures to stop global warming. However they started taking their tents down on Thursday night after representatives had been received by the acting minister for Ecological Transition. The camp protest and

14:19

Local

Green homework for the Costa del Sol

MATÍAS STUBER

Every year, just before Christmas, the same thing happens: the governments of some 200 countries get together for a climate summit which lasts for two weeks. This time it was in Madrid, and, as every year, the conclusions seem similar to the year ... before. Political leaders express optimism and promise more ambitious plans to reduce CO2 emissions. However, there is only consensus about one fact: if we continue with what has been on the table so far, the climate crisis cannot be avoided. Another ... fundamental aspect marked in red on the climate agenda for Malaga is sewage treatment. Salvo says this is one of the biggest matters still pending and that the present state of sewage treatment in the province has very negative consequences. "The Alboran

20:28

National

Spain at growing risk of extreme weather

ÁLVARO SOTO.

Spain is now the 38th most vulnerable country to climate change, according NGO Germanwatch. Speaking at the COP25 on Wednesday, Germanwatch researcher Laura Schafer said "Extreme heatwaves are between 10 and 100 times more likely in Europe than a ... century ago". Both heatwaves and storms will become more frequent in Spain as climate change progresses.

14:11

Local

The Costa's climate is getting hotter

MATÍAS STUBER

Climate change is not a danger that has suddenly appeared overnight. It is a slow-moving phenomenon. A recent study by an environmental think tank, Observatorio para la Sostenibilidad (the sustainability observatory), has analysed the change in the ... he warned. The meteorologist points out that it is an increase that exceeds the global estimate of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC). "It's a lot, and it can have consequences of all kinds. From a scientific point of view, nobody ... denies that climate change exists," explains Javier Ruiz, PhD in Environmental Sciences at Malaga University.The problem is in the perception. If there is no sense of real danger and awareness among the population, it becomes difficult to improve the

13:44

Local

"There are clear figures about climate change; we should put them up at bus stops"

MATÍAS STUBER

...has been awarded the National Research Prize and has 25 years' experience at the CSIC. He has travelled round the world by boat to study the effects of climate change on the seas, and took the time to discuss the subject with us. Tides come in, ... about the weather, not about climate change. -There are figures about climate change which are evident. We need to put those at the bus stops. Every month the amount of carbon dioxide we emit into the atmosphere increases, and that is the element that ... causes the change. However, the effect this has on temperature is measured in the longer term. -How much talk about climate change reflects reality and how much is alarmist? -There is confusion in society. A cold winter makes some people think

12:26

Local

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Malaga Port

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climate' to the capital of the Costa del Sol. Malaga is one of 14 stops which form part of this Europe-wide campaign. The vessel, which last stopped off in Malaga in October 2016, will host meetings with local politicians as well as round table meetings ... to discuss ways of limiting our impact on the environment. Rainbow Warrior will also be open to visitors who can see first hand what life is like aboard the Greenpeace vessel. Visitors will also be able to learn about ways we can combat climate

12:28

Opinion

Two degrees

IGNACIO LILLO

...according to the Spanish met office Aemet. It's true that not all of the increase in the last month can be put down to climate change, but it's fair to assume that part of it is related to the phenomenon. In fact the Aemet meteorologists themselves have ... warned of the speed at which temperatures are rising. The Jiminy Crickets of climate change don't stop shouting into the ear of a Pinocchio whose nose no longer fits on his face for so many lies. The warnings are coming from more and more sides, but the

12:32

LifeStyle

Marbella to host Andalusian premiere of Al Gore's latest film on climate change

NIEVES CASTRO

Marbella is to host the Andalusian premiere of the latest film on climate change by the former US vice-president, Al Gore. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is the sequel to the 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth, a film designed to warn people ... around the world of the devastating effects of climate change, which won Al Gore the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. The film will be preceded by a 30-minute presentation on the potential effects of climate change on the Costa del Sol, and the film will be the

12:52

LifeStyle

Summer danger

PETER HARRISON

...and died as a result. The simple fact is that leishmaniasis especially exists in warm climates as it is transmitted by the sandfly mosquito. It is an immunosuppressive disease which means it lowers the dog's ability to fight off conditions which can

17:02

Sport

A whole new ball game

Rob Palmer

...and deals like the record 222 million euros are unlikely to ever happen again. It's a dilemma for some of the biggest names in world football who may find their maintenance is too much in the new climate. Who can afford the likes of Gareth Bale,

20:25

National

Greta Thunberg en route to Madrid summit

IKER CORTÉS.

Greta Thunberg, the young Swedish climate activist, reached Lisbon on Tuesday on her way to the Madrid COP25 Climate Conference. She arrived after a 21-day catamaran journey across the Atlantic. Thunberg was scheduled to attend a climate march

16:41

What to do

Art, music and culture during the lockdown

Denise Bush

Oceanográfic Valencia. A virtual, 360º tour of the aquarium. The Oceanográfic in Valencia is the biggest aquarium in Europe. You can now visit thirteen different rooms, each one centred on a species or climate at

11:49

National

Government wants to ban the sale of diesel and petrol cars from 2040

A. TORICES / J.L. ÁLVAREZ / I. LILLO

This is one of the main measures in the draft of a new Climate Change and Energy Transition law which has been sent out to political parties and interest groups to get their reaction. It is hoped that a final version will be ready for Cabinet ... approval by the end of the year before being voted on by MPs as soon as possible. The 2040 move aims to meet European and global climate-change reduction targets and follows closely similar moves already approved in France and Britain, but is less

18:44

LifeStyle

8 May 2000: King Juan Carlos I joins protests against ETA

Jennie Rhodes

...opinion Ibarretxe's leadership had brought the Basque Country to a situation of minimalist democracy. He condemned the murder of José Luis López de Lacalle, saying "It is not acceptable to generate a climate in which physical violence is used against

20:48

Gibraltar

Gibraltar represented at COP25 in Madrid

Debbie Bartlett

Environment minister John Cortes attended the 25th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Madrid recently, not only to represent the Rock but as Political Lead of the UK Overseas Territories, representing their governments in the UK ... delegation. With housing minister Steven Linares, he gave a presentation on the Territories and held several meetings. Gibraltar is particularly keen to progress a climate change trading initiative.

12:18

LifeStyle

Mariposa lily

Denise Bush

Calochortus is a genus of approximately 65 species of herbaceous plants of which around 40 are native to North America. Common names for the species include mariposa lily, fairy lanterns, globe lilies and star tulips. The majority have tulip-like flo

14:06

Local

“Foreigners may be attracted by the climate here, but not the tsunami of taxes”

MÓNICA PÉREZ

An excellent climate, good public and private infrastructure and a wide range of luxury services. Spain can deservedly be proud of all these assets, but they are not sufficient when it comes to maintaining and boosting the foreign residential ... Andalucía in particular, would be a very positive thing. We have to make the most of what we have. We have a good climate, yes, but we also have a tsunami of taxes and that harms the region. They need to offer people something more than just the quality of

15:46

Local

Climate change is having a noticeable effect on marine life and fish stocks are decreasing

IGNACIO LILLO MALAGA

Climate change is no longer something which is predicted to happen in the future; it is already having an effect on the Bay of Malaga. Among the consequences which experts at the Oceanography Centre, the Union for the Preservation of Nature (UICN), ... current figures are very different to those registered at the end of the 20th century, and climate change appears to be having an influence, together with human overpopulation of the coast, the lack of sewage treatment and contamination. Among the most ... warming is affecting the fishing industry, definitely," he says. He would like to see further effort made in compiling data and in providing information for the public. Cetaceans close to shore The UICN has already identified several effects of climate

10:59

Local

Cities and towns across the country to join global effort against climate change on Earth Day

TONY BRYANT TORREMOLINOS

Town halls on the Costa del Sol and throughout Spain will join a global initiative against climate change this weekend. On Saturday 25 March at 8.30pm (local time in each country), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) wants governments, organisations ... and companies around the world to turn off their lights for one hour. Last year, organisations and governments in 178 countries switched off in support of global efforts to stop climate change. The lights of public buildings, parks and squares ... defence of the environment and the planet. The WWF claims that climate change is already evident across the globe and especially in regions like the Arctic. WWF conservation director of Spain, Enrique Segovia, thanked individual authorities and

13:33

Gibraltar

Christmas tree recycling scheme launched on the Rock

Debbie Bartlett

Those with real Christmas trees to dispose of can do so in an environmentally-friendly manner by taking them to the Civic Amenities Facility in Europa Advance Road. The trees, which would not survive in the local climate if planted, will be

12:30

LifeStyle

Localised fat

INÉS GALLESTEGUI

According to data, the root cause is not related to geography or climate, rather a combination of factors centred around income and standards of education. “Eating badly is cheaper,” declares dietary nutritionist Aitor Sánchez. GLOBAL EPIDEMIC Not long

18:56

LifeStyle

Sad farewell to popular Belgian tour guide

Tony Bryant

Granada coastline, campaigned to have the project halted. Eduard was a self-taught expert on water management in dry climates and he enjoyed a lifelong passion for plants and gardens. He believed in the potential of the Costa del Sol's green spaces and

20:25

National

Juanma Moreno talks of 'green revolution' in Andalucía at Madrid summit

MARÍA DOLORES TORTOSA

The President of the Andalusian regional government, the Partido Popular's Juanma Moreno, spoke on Wednesday at the Madrid COP25 Climate Conference. He gave details of his plans to combat climate change in Andalucía and invited local businesses to ... see the green transition as a business opportunity. As part of his "green revolution", Andalucía will invest 350 million euros in reforestation, green energy, and other projects. This region, he said, is the most at risk from climate change in ... Andalusian activists and entrepreneurs with experience of the fight against climate change. Among them were Malaga-born Manuel Calvo, an arctic explorer and environmental activist, and Javier San Emeterio, of the water access NGO Wells Without Borders.

13:44

Local

Connecting children to nature for World Environment Day

TONY BRYANT BENALMÁDENA

...children, pupils at seven primary schools in Benalmádena, took part in a series of activities aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of global warming and climate change. The educational event was held in La Paloma Park and featured activities that

14:10

Local

"On a day-to-day basis it's business as usual in Catalonia"

Rachel Haynes

Laura Byrne, regional vice-president of the British Chamber of Commerce for Barcelona, was in Marbella this week to attend a breakfast meeting of the Andalucía branch of the organisation, chaired by the local vice-president, Derek Langley. Byrne, 4