Madrid, Spain – Although the outcome of the United Nations‘ COP25 climate conference negotiations may not shine for many observers, hospitable Spain welcomed the opportunity to spotlight its fast-tracked shift to renewable sources of energy.
The eco-friendly Socialist caretaker government eagerly pitched its environmental bona fides to tens of thousands who came as diplomats, investors and activists.
With world attention on its green goals, the climate champions hoped to generate enhanced commitments to reduce emissions globally – and to finance electricity projects powered by the Spanish sun’s bright rays and the strength of the Iberian wind.
“We must make this transition. There is no other way,” said Jose Dominguez Abascal, Spain’s secretary of state for energy. Continue reading “‘Cleaner and cheaper’: Sunny Spain is banking on renewable energy”