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Examining the bleak future that climate change can bring to Catalonia

24 January 2021 11:54 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

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As part of the Mediterranean basin, Catalonia is home to a vibrant ecosystem with an extremely rich wildlife that makes it one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots—and as climate experts warn, that ecosystem faces an existential threat posed by climate change.

"People usually think of the poles, but the Mediterranean is also a very fragile ecosystem," said Montserrat Busto, a climatologist at Catalonia’s Meteorological Service (METEOCAT). 

  • Examining the bleak future that climate change can bring to Catalonia