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Renewables: the smart way out of crisis in Southern Europe

Blog entry by Tina Peternel | 10 November, 2015 6 comments

Even though autumn is in full, colourful swing and we’re slowly getting ready for winter in Europe, Greenpeace is turning up the heat and not letting go of summer just yet. I still have a picture in my mind of hundreds of...

Spanish nuclear victory!

Feature story | 3 October, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists are celebrating Spanish nuclear regulators' "death sentence" for the Jose Cabrera plant in Zorita, that nation's oldest nuclear reactor. But the landmark September decision did not come easily. Ageing and ailing though they...

Is the Spanish Government bullying Spaniards?

Blog entry by Raul San Mateo | 2 April, 2015 4 comments

Imagine a world where the right to protest or organise a rally was only granted to the wealthy. This is about to happen in Spain. Last week the Government passed a pack of reforms that will penalise, with heavy fines, most forms of...

The #Cofrentes17 are part of Spain's great tradition of nuclear resistance

Blog entry by Jan Haverkamp | 2 December, 2014 18 comments

A month before the Fukushima catastrophe began in 2011, Greenpeace activists occupied one of Cofrentes' cooling towers and painted "Peligro Nuclear" on its side: Nuclear Danger. On 28 November, dozens of academics and people from...

'PELIGRO NUCLEAR'

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | 16 February, 2011 6 comments

'NUCLEAR DANGER' is the message Greenpeace Spain took to the country's Cofrentes nuclear energy plant yesterday as activists scaled one of the plant's cooling towers. Greenpeace are demanding that Spain's Nuclear Security Council...

Big news for bees

Blog entry by Luís Ferreirim | 5 February, 2016

As ecological farming and the market for organic food continues to grow across the globe, I’m heartened to see that the same is true in Spain, my home country, where we are going through one of the worst economic crises in recent...

Zapatero Fails to be a Climate Leader

Press release | 2 July, 2009 at 18:46

Greenpeace deplores President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's decision to extend the operating life of the dangerous nuclear plant Garoña (Burgos province) for four more years till 2013.

'Quit Coal' - Greenpeace takes action against coal ship in Spain

Press release | 6 October, 2008 at 4:38

At 2am this morning, four Greenpeace activists boarded the Windsor Adventure, a coal cargo ship importing coal from Colombia into Spain. Others painted "Quit Coal" in English and Spanish on the ship. The action was in protest against the Spanish...

English Summary: Coal in Spain - a bleak future

Publication | 6 October, 2008 at 4:38

Coal is the most polluting of all fossil fuels and the single greatest threat to the climate. Producing only 23% of Spain’s electricity, it is responsible for 64% of CO2 emissions from the electricity sector. Despite its disastrous effect on the...

Greenpeace Exposes Spain’s Ocean Destruction

Press release | 3 May, 2010 at 13:00

A Coruna, Spain, 3 May 2010 – Spain’s fleet is now plundering waters as far away as Antarctica and Africa using European taxpayers’ money, according to a new Greenpeace report published today. The day before fisheries ministers gather in one of...

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