Spain – GBRI
 

Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores – grand heritage hotels that are mainly housed in ancient castles and monasteries – are all set to go green. The chain has announced that all 97 of its properties will be using electricity from only renewable sources with the start of 2019. The 90-year-old chain said the decision to switch to […]

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In order to minimise its greenhouse emissions and move towards a decarbonised economy, Spain’s government has come up with an ambitious plan of shifting its entire electricity system to renewables by 2050. This plan is part of Spain’s draft climate change and energy transition law, and the government is committing to installing a minimum of […]

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Right on the heels of deadly California wildfires, another spate of blazes is wreaking havoc- this time in Portugal and Spain. At least 35 people, including a one month old infant, have died in Portugal while in Spain, four people have lost their lives. Thousands of people were being evacuated in the northwestern region of Galicia, Spain, […]

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As global sea temperatures are on the rise, toxic blooms of micro-algae have been spotted in Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Spain’s Canary Islands. The local authorities have warned tourists to avoid these greenish-brown blooms or they might come out of the water scratching themselves after brushing up against the tiny algae. “Since the end […]

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