Fossil fuels

Ana Barreira (IIDMA), in the Parliament of La Rioja: “Without resources, laws are paper”

The director of the International Institute of Law and Environment (IIDMA), Ana Barreira, has made an appearance on the draft law on climate change in the Parliament of La Rioja. The founding director of the International Institute of Law and Environment (IIDMA), Ana Barreira, made an appearance this Tuesday, 17 January, during the Sustainability and …

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COP27 represents a step forward, but not to everyone’s satisfaction

[Article originally published in El País] After the arduous and difficult negotiations that took place until the early hours of 20 November in Sharm-El-Sheikh, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27), the supreme body of the 198-state United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has concluded. To assess its results in a comprehensive manner, …

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IIDMA goes to court for the emissions authorized to the thermal power plant of Es Murterar (Alcúdia).

A review completed by the Integrated Environmental Authorization (AAI) for the thermal plant that was agreed to by the Environmental Commission of the Balearic Islands contradicts regulations, alleges the environmental organization. The International Institute for Law and the Environment (IIDMA) has filed a lawsuit before the Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the High Court of Justice for …

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Spanish banks must urgently stop financing oil and gas projects

BBVA and Banco Santander’s new commitments regarding thermal coal is a step in the right direction, but it is imperative they stop financing other fossil fuel projects that are incompatible with the Paris Agreement. Madrid, November 11, 2021 – Decarbonizing the economy is an essential step towards limiting the increasing of our global temperature to …

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