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Global Climate Change <Intro
FORECAST FOR EUROPE

Spain in the 2050s
Spain and other Mediterranean countries - such as Greece, Italy and Portugal - are likely to be the worst affected countries in Europe as the climate changes.

Parts of inland southern Spain, already arid, may turn into virtual desert as water shortages increase and they lose more of their vegetation. Summer temperatures may be far too hot for tourists, even on the coast.

Forest fires - already more frequent than they used to be - are likely to increase dramatically, especially as rural land is abandoned.

Europe is set to undergo dramatic changes. Click on the table below to see how the continent could evolve. Then click on the highlighted countries on the map to find out more.
TEMPERATURE CHANGE:
2050s2080s
RAINFALL CHANGE:
2050s2080s