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The Anarchist occupied social center ‘CSOA La Gatonera’ is getting heavy pressure from the new owners of the building, the ‘de-squat’ security company “Loman”.
The objective of the new owners, Lamero SL, is to force the abandonment of the building through threats to achieve a new real estate venture in a neighborhood (Carabanchel) where capitalist speculation is rife.
The owners clearly do not want to start the legal channels of eviction, their objective is to avoid waiting for the judicial order of eviction. This is an increasingly common practice by owners that requires a strong response. Continue reading CSOA La Gatonera : Solidarity and Resistance with Occupied Social Center ‘The CAT-HOUSE’
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August 1, 2018, The intense heat that has waxed and waned across various parts of Europe this summer is on the move once again, and residents of Spain and Portugal need to be prepared.
Temperatures could approach or exceed all-time highs across parts of the Iberian Peninsula from Thursday to Saturday.
A ridge of high pressure that’s been lodged over and near northern Scandinavia will be eroding later this week, as a separate ridge builds northward from Africa and a trough approaches Europe from the northwest.
This pattern will pull hot, dry air from Algeria and Morocco into the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal), along with some Saharan dust. By the weekend, a building surface high across Ireland and Britain will help push the scorching air mass back southward across the higher terrain of central Iberia. This will lead to downslope flow across parts of Portugal and southwest Spain that could heat the air even further.
The expected pattern is so extreme that the surface-temperature predictions of forecast models have to be approached with a grain of salt. Such models often struggle when trying to get a handle on the most unusual situations, especially when surface temperatures have a chance of going “superadiabatic.” Continue reading Record Heat forecast for Iberia as Climate Change fries Planet