Five-month summers on the horizon


WEATHER experts have warned that if climate change continues at the current rate, then the Costa Blanca will be in for five-month-long summers.
Jorge Olcina, head of Alicante university climatology department, spoke of the challenges which lie ahead for south-east Spain and warned of prolonged droughts in the coming years if nothing is done to fight CO2 emissions.
What could appear to be good news for the Costa tourism trade with an extended high season, would really have the opposite effects points out Sr Olcina, as many northern Europeans, both residents and tourists, avoid the Costa’s high temperatures in summer.

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