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The solar greenhouse is a prototype space used to harvest food and energy. It enables the self-sufficiency of individuals in urban and rural areas. The project was designed and assembled by a team of students and researchers from the Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities (MAEBB) master’s program of the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia …

European Central Bank (ECB) Vice-President Luis de Guindos makes a statement during the second day of the informal meeting of EU economy and finance ministers in Berlin, Germany, on 12 September 2020. Odd Andersen/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, March 2 (Reuters) – European Union sanctions and other …

Spain’s King Felipe VI (saluting), Queen Letizia (2nd from right) and their daughters Spain’s Crown Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia attend the Spanish National Day ceremony at the Royal Palace in Madrid. It comes after the Spanish government declared a state of emergency in Madrid in an attempt to halt the spread of coronavirus in …

If you’ve recently logged into Google Flights, you may have noticed a small change in the page layout. In addition to the usual sortable categories, such as price, duration and departure time, there is a new field: CO2 emissions. Launched in October 2021, the column gives potential travelers an estimate of how much carbon dioxide …

Madrid, 23 Dec. (EFE) .- The Spanish economy grew by 2.6% in the third quarter of the year, with an increase of 1.4 points compared to the previous quarter, reported on Thursday the National Institute of statistics of Spain. This increase is six tenths higher than the preliminary growth data for the country’s gross domestic …

Oscar Banos and thousands of other truck drivers celebrated on Saturday after a threat to idle their engines prompted the Spanish government to adopt measures to improve working conditions and control soaring fuel costs due to inflation. This is the latest effort by workers, opposition leaders and citizens to pressure governments in Europe and the …

Even if the wind stops blowing in the next three weeks, wind power will end the year as the main source of electricity in Spain. This will mean that wind will overtake nuclear in the national energy matrix for the first time since 2013, the only year since the start of the records in which …

S’AGARO, Spain (Reuters) – The eurozone economy is still rebounding, but it faces a new challenge linked to an increase in coronavirus cases and a new variant, two central bank policymakers said on Friday European. Global authorities and investors reacted with concern on Friday to a new variant of the coronavirus detected in South Africa, …

VScombines Visco and Guindos S’AGARO, Spain, November 26 (Reuters) – The eurozone economy continues to rebound, but it faces a new challenge linked to an increase in coronavirus cases and a new variant, two European Central Bank policymakers said on Friday. Global authorities and investors reacted with concern on Friday to a new variant of …

MADRID – The European Commission has lowered its Spanish growth forecast this year, as the country’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic lags behind other European countries. The commission said on Thursday that it estimated the increase in Spain’s gross domestic product would be 4.6% this year and 5.5% next year, almost two points lower than …

The health of the Spanish labor market continues to recover as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic wear off. The number of employed workers increased in the third quarter of 2021 by 359,300 people to reach a total of 20,031,000. Not only is this an increase of 1.83% compared to the previous quarter, but it …

A new energy economy is emerging around the world with the rise of solar, wind, electric and other low-carbon technologies. But as the pivotal moment of COP26 approaches, the new World Energy Outlook makes it clear that this progress on clean energy is still far too slow to drive a sustained drop in global emissions …

MADRID – A large Spanish steel company based in the Basque Country, Sidenor, will partially halt production due to electricity costs considered unsustainable, according to a press release from the company. Sidenor has decided to cut 20 days of production planned by the end of the year, a reduction of 30%. “Sidenor pays 227 euros …

The Munich-based Ifo Institute warned that confidence hit a six-month low following prolonged shortages in September, dragging down the world’s biggest car industry. Ifo said: “The situation in Germany remains critical: order books fell from 17.1 points in August to 5.3 points [in September]. In July, the order book was still valued at 52.5 points. …

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is ready to take “bold decisions” to rebuild the economy after the coronavirus pandemic like his Conservative Party meets on Sunday for its first annual conference since 2019. The Tory conference opens Sunday in the city of Manchester, in the north-west, due to a …

Maravillas Delgado Italy in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, Greece in the 2004 European Championship, Leicester City winning the Premier League in 2016 and Atlético de Madrid winning the Spanish La Liga soccer championship this year. All these teams have one concept in common: catenaccio. This defensive tactical system in football, based on the prevention …

The Spanish economy appears to be recovering faster than expected after a catastrophic 2020 marked by the coronavirus pandemic, with the latest forecasts pointing to robust growth in 2022 and 2023. Reports from EURACTIV partner EFE. On Tuesday, the Spanish Socialist Minister of Economic Affairs, Nadia Calviño, stressed that “the first quarter of 2022 will …

In Italics Magazine, we studied Italy’s position in Europe on recycling, such as a recent Symbola Foundation report in February declared Italy on the podium with France and the UK followed by Germany – the Italian rate stands at 79%, the French at 56%, the British at 50% and the Germans at 43 %. Italy …

France: Expert discusses decision to fine Google Bob Lyddon was commenting on a new survey released last week by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL). It suggested that Ireland – led by Taoiseach Micheal Martin, with former leader Leo Varadkar as his Tanaiste or deputy – was not applying Europe’s broad privacy laws to …

In Europe and North America, businesses and households are beginning to look timidly beyond the pandemic, thanks to widespread vaccinations. But governments in parts of Asia are introducing new social restrictions and spending plans to combat the fast-spreading Delta variant. Meanwhile, Africa’s low immunization rate means its economic recovery is expected to lag behind other …

By Joanna Jonczyk-Gwizdala, Inti Landauro (add details) MADRID, July 30 (Reuters) – Spain’s economy rebounded faster than expected in the second quarter after unexpectedly contracting in the first three months of the year, when growing contagion from COVID-19 imposed new restrictions on businesses. Spain’s gross domestic product rose 2.8% in April-June from the previous quarter, …

Posted: July 10, 2021 / 8:58 AM CDT / Update: July 10, 2021 / 9:52 AM CDT FILE – In this file photo from June 22, 2021, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez prepares to deliver a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has reshuffled his cabinet to form what …

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the government of recovery” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He managed to keep …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Saturday, forming what he called “the recovery government” following the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has led a minority coalition government formed by his Socialist Party and the anti-austerity United We Can party since January 2020. He has managed to keep it afloat during …

Tourists arriving at the port of Barcelona on June 26.Albert Garcia Spain’s tourism sector is anxiously watching the surge in coronavirus cases across the country, raising fears of massive summer cancellations among foreign visitors. The Financial Time Wednesday published an article titled “Delta variant pushes Covid-19 rate in Spain to highest in continental Europe,” and …

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is presented to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission provides advice on the EU rules on single-use plastics and adopt a Execution decision on the control and declaration of fishing gear placed on the market and waste fishing gear collected. These rules aim to reduce marine …

European capital of the social economy? Portugal has five In a true spirit of solidarity, the title was divided between 5 municipalities This year, not only does Portugal chair the Council of the European Union, but it also assumes the role of leader in the Follow-up Committee of the Luxembourg Declaration. For the uninitiated, this …

Joan Tapia (Barcelona) | The crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has been going on for over a year now, is far from over. But perhaps the worst is that latent pessimism – unwarranted but real – too often obscures data and realities that lean towards cautious and reasoned optimism. If we add to that …

After experiencing the strongest economic contraction in the European Union, Spain is set to make its biggest comeback. The European Commission on Thursday released its Winter forecast 2021, bringing Spain’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth outlook for this year to 5.6%, three tenths of a point higher than expected. Because the recession in 2020 has …

The debate over whether Scotland can join the EU and how long the country should wait has been fierce in Holyrood. The SNP lashed out at the UK’s decision to vote for Brexit and called for a second independence referendum in hopes Scotland can return to Brussels as a member state of the EU. Spain …

After the devastating effects the coronavirus crisis has had on the Spanish economy, the government predicts that the light will soon be at the end of the tunnel. According to a budget plan sent to Brussels on Thursday, public revenues will increase by 33.4 billion euros in 2021 thanks to a sharp rebound in gross …

After years of recession following the financial crisis, the Spanish economy was growing, so what do the latest crises mean for Spain? After Italy, Spain was the most affected country in Europe, the two countries being shocked by the coronavirus epidemic and the human toll it entails. The two countries have implemented increasingly drastic measures …

Enrique Sánchez cultivates vines on 18 hectares of land. Although he has not yet completely given up hope, he is close. A few days ago, a colleague from the nearby village of Novelda, one of the seven municipalities that make up the Vinalopó valley in the Spanish province of Alicante, cut all his vines with …

As the world waits to see whether Spain’s autonomous region of Catalonia will declare independence from Madrid early next week, German business leaders warned on Friday that the move could leave their investments in legal and economic limbo. Catalonia’s leaders have vowed to defy a ruling by Spain’s Constitutional Court banning the planned meeting of …

Would going it alone work for Catalonia? The Spanish region staged a controversial independence referendum on Sunday with major economic implications for the country – and Europe. Spain’s central government fiercely opposed the referendum and riot police raided polling stations. Regional officials said the vast majority of ballots were in favor of independence, but turnout …