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''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...

Top European Scientists Urge Action Against Global Warming

Global warming due to climate change already has made a serious impact on people's health and the situation will worsen in the future, according to a new report from 27 national academies in Europe, including the Academy of Athens. The...

Greece to Face Increased Water Shortages

Greece is among the countries predicted to face increased water shortages before the end of the century, according to a study by the European Commission's Joint Research Center (JRC). Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Turkey will be facing similar problems...

Greece's Coastal Areas 'at Risk' Due to Climate Change, Leading Scientist Warns

A leading scientist has warned that many coastal areas in Greece are at risk from rising sea levels due to global warming. Climate change will bring a host of direct and indirect effects to Greece says Athanasios Argyriou, professor of...

How Negating Climate Change Could Impact Greece

The international community is challenging the reasoning in the decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement, as he stated that "from today" the US is interrupting the application of the non-binding terms...

Athens to Turn Off Lights on Saturday for ‘Earth Hour’

Athens city hall, Lycabettus Ηill and two more buildings housing municipality services will turn off their lights for an hour on Saturday night, as part of the city’s participation in “Earth Hour.” In its message, the city of Athens encourages...

C40 Mayors Summit: Athens, Mexico City, Madrid, Paris Pledge to Ban Diesel Vehicles by 2025

According to the BBC, the mayors of Athens, Mexico City, Madrid and Paris made a pledge to ban diesel vehicles by 2025. The news source reported that the agreement between the mayors took place on Friday at the C40 Mayors Summit...

Athens January Warmest in Years

This January was the warmest for 118 years in Athens, according to the data released by the National Observatory of Athens. According to scientists, February was also the second warmest February of the same period, perhaps evidence of climate change and global...