English Summary: Coal in Spain - a bleak future

Publication - 6 October, 2008
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 climate, the coal industry is still being subsidised heavily in many countries, including Spain.

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Executive summary: This is the English summary of the report, published by Greenpeace Spain, entitled El carbon en España, un futuro negro. The original Spanish report, based on research by Ecofys S.L., is available from Greenpeace Spain.

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