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Positive aspects of CO2

My name is Elías Rodríguez and I’m in charge of the Chemistry and Environment area in Iberdrola’s Thermal Generation division.  As you may well imagine, most of my work revolves around CO2, both reducing the ...

Iberdrola’s commitment to sustainable energy: a fact-based reality

Action speaks louder than words. And for over a hundred years now, Iberdrola, the world’s wind energy leader, has been promoting clean and sustainable energy sources; since the beginning of the 20th century, when the ...

What is this “carbon footprint” that we are hearing so much about these days?

Recently, all of Iberdrola´s employees received a survey to calculate the carbon footprint caused by our daily trips to the offices. This initiative is part of the company’s emissions inventory that it has been doing ...

Doha Climate Change Conference, a paper-smart meeting with a lot of content

The ‘bare minimum’ agreement reached this weekend at the United Nations Meeting on Climate Change in Doha means that there will be a second commitment period for the Kyoto Protocol until the year 2020. The ...

Turning on the TV or heating a glass of milk are actions which give off CO2

My first post in this blog on sustainability and the environment was about climate change, and now I’d like to share with you some important information about our carbon footprint; what damage it poses to ...

Rio+20 Summit commits to sustainability as the only possible development model to save the planet

It may not have achieved a great deal, but the UN Summit for Sustainable Development has closed positively. After intense negotiations, several months of preparation and three days of debate, it was determined that 193 ...

Our Environment

In recent years, we have all become increasingly aware of climate change, but is it really something that has significance to people in their everyday lives? Are people taking responsibility for changing their behaviours to ...

Why are summers no longer summers and winters no longer cold?  What is this famous ‘climate change’ all about, anyway?

These days, who hasn’t heard about global warming, radical temperature changes, melting icecaps, droughts, hurricanes, etc.? Hardly a week goes by without the news featuring some item linked to the famous climate change phenomenon. In ...