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Spain Raises the Bar in Tackling Carbon Emissions With Closure of Coal Mines

Most of Spain’s coal mines will be permanently shut down by the end of the year, thanks to the Socialist-led…

EU Equal Pay Day Shines Light on Region’s Gender Pay Gap

With 16% of the working year left, November 3rd symbolizes the day when women in the EU stop earning money…

As Brexit Looms, Progress is Made on Overseas Territories in Spain and Cyprus

Only five months remain until Britain exits the EU, and while a free-trade deal still remains to be seen, a…

Closing the Gender Gap on Entrepreneurship in Europe

A 2014 study from the European Commission (EC) found that there were around 10.3 million female entrepreneurs working throughout the…

Spain’s Energy Transition Underway with Passing of Royal Decree-Law

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, has followed through on his promise to propel the country’s transition towards green energy. In…

Agreement Between Spanish Government and Left-Leaning Party Signals Shift Away from Austerity

Last week Spain’s Socialist Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, struck a deal with Podemos, a left-wing party, that aims to improve…

Startling IPCC Report Projections Spur EU Environmental Ministers into Action

EU environment ministers met last week to discuss and upgrade a variety of climate goals – just one day after…

Spain Could Replace UK in Post-Brexit EU Leadership Void

When Britain leaves the European Union next March, it will leave a void of political leadership within the EU as…

EU Countries Pledge Funds to Women’s Empowerment

Last month, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini made an inspiring announcement for advocates of women’s empowerment: the EU will…

Spanish Prime Minister Strengthens Ties in Latin America

Prime Minister Sanchez capped off a busy summer with a four-day tour of Latin America just before autumn hit in…
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