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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 ...

Investing in the energy of the future

At a time when we wake every morning to negative economic news, the opportunity to work with people who devote their time and effort to launching and consolidating new companies is certainly a privilege. As ...

Change the energy model?

Spain’s energy sector today is navigating through a storm of uncertainty. Doubts over what the Government will do and the measures it will take to adapt the current model affect all the activities of an ...

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 ...

Why do I drive an electric car?

There have been several instances in my lifetime, where I and many other Americans have been affected by our increasing dependence on foreign oil and the resulting effects on gasoline prices and/or availability.  First, it ...