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Greek Climate Activist Named Europe’s "Young Champion of the Earth" by UN

Lefteris Arapakis, a 26-year old Greek climate activist and entrepreneur, was named "Young Champion of the Earth" for Europe by the United Nations on December 11. A graduate of the Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2017 Arapakis co-founded...

Blanket of Snow Continues to Cover Large Parts of Mainland Greece

Many parts of northern and central Greece remain covered by a thick white blanket of snow, a highly unusual occurrence in April. This rare spring snow that arrived in Greece several days ago, continues to surprise those living in the...

Scientists Reveal This Winter Was Warmest on Record in Europe

Scientists from the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service announced recently that the period between December 2019 and February 2020 was the warmest winter ever to be recorded in Europe. This shocking revelation comes as no surprise, since most of...

Unseasonably High Temperatures in Greece and Europe Make Christmastime Feel Like Easter

Warm air masses moving north from Africa are now bringing unseasonably high temperatures and sunny weather to Greece and most parts of Central and Eastern Europe. Central and southern parts of Greece have already been experiencing temperatures higher than 19 and...

PM Mitsotakis Condemns Turkey's Recent Behavior at EU Meeting in Madrid

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave a speech to the other European Union heads of state on Monday describing the details of Turkey's recent behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean. His remarks were made in a meeting of EU leaders in Madrid...

''Greece Like Libya, Britain Like Morocco'': Experts Warn About Global Warming

The latest heatwaves that swept across most of Europe during the last several days have been a serious concern to scientists. Speaking with state-run AMNA news agency, Professor Michael Petrakis explained why the latest European heatwaves are something that should...

UN Warns One Third of Greece Threatened by Desertification

June 17 is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, according to a United Nations initiative. This year the organization is sending our new warnings concerning the dangers of desertification across the world, especially in the Mediterranean countries. According to...

Athenians Enjoy Unseasonably Warm Temperatures at the Beach

So what if the calendar shows November 1? The weather in Greece is still nice and warm, fooling tourists and locals into thinking it's still late summer! Many Athenians decided to enjoy the mid-autumn heat wave of the past few...

Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century

Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor of Geology Christos Zerefos, head of the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology of...