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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Spain article and is for news and comment in that context.


  • Spain to launch trial of four-day working week, Mar 15 [1]

2021[edit | edit source]

'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity, Feb 23 [2]

2020[edit | edit source]

Can we have a regenerative and circular tourism? As a Mallorca resident, Daniel Wahl thinks it's possible, Jan 19 [3]

2019[edit | edit source]

The Frugal Leftist Who Shook Up Madrid, May 24 [4]

2018[edit | edit source]

Solar, thermal… Spain's historic hotels go green, Dec 30 [5]

Balearic Islands bank on their sun to kickstart power drive, Adam Vaughan, May 4 [6]

Balearics launch pioneering plan to phase out emissions, Feb 15 [7]

In 2018, Madrid Is the City to Watch for Environmental Progress, Jan 3 [8]

2017[edit | edit source]

New Report Shines Light on Groundbreaking Catalan Cooperative, Nov 14 [9]

Climate Change Related Drought Bakes the Iberian Peninsula, Nov 10 [10]

Degrowth Discussed in the Catalan Parliament, Oct 10 [11]

How a city in Spain got rid of its cars, Aug 30 [12]

What a city in Spain learned from Sweden about promoting local food and healthier eating, Jul 21 [13]

Madrid as a democracy lab, Jul 10 [14]

How Madrid's residents are using open-source urban planning to create shared spaces – and build democracy, Jun 27 [15]

Behind the green door: Discover Andalucia's eco village of Los Molinos del Rio Agua, Jun 10 [16]

How One City in Spain Launched a Local Currency, Jun 8 [17]

Resilience, Community Action and Societal Transformation: Juan del Río, May 4 [18]

Cataluña prohíbe la entrega gratuita de bolsas de plástico en todos los comercios, Mar 31 [19]

El anillo ciclista que revolucionará la movilidad, Feb 27 [20]

10 propuestas sevillanas para luchar contra el cambio climático, Feb 26 [21]

Pamplona presents Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, Feb 6 [22]

Gijón se adhiere al manifiesto a favor del Plan Estratégico Estatal de la Bicicleta. Jan 30 [23]

Madrid's mayor is determined to clean up its air – by pedestrianising its biggest shopping street, Jan 16 [24]

2016[edit | edit source]

Madrid Is Giving Itself a Car Ban For Christmas, Dec 5 [25]

La Red de Ciudades por la Bicicleta destaca el valor ecológico y económico de la bici, Nov 24 [26]

Barcelona is kicking cars off many of its streets, Oct 4 [27]

Packed beaches and gridlock loom large as tourists swap terrorism hotspots for Spain, May 14 [28]

Growing a better future in Mollet del Vallès, Apr 15 [29]

Madrid is covering itself in plants to help fight rising temperatures, February 3 [30]

Vitoria-Gasteiz European green capital by design, January 6 [31]

2015[edit | edit source]

Primera red ciudadana libre de Barcelona para internet de las cosas, por @carmenjane, December 28 [32]

Barcelona empieza a perfilar su polémica moneda local, October 21 [33]

Each Street Redevelopment Is a Chance for the City, September 30 [34]

Welcome to Jun, the town that ditched bureaucracy to run on Twitter, July 2 [35]

The solidarity fridge: Spanish town's cool way to cut food waste, June 25 [36]

Cycling share doubles in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the new cycling champion of Spain, May 27 [37]

Spain Got 47 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables In March, April 2 [38]

How Seville transformed itself into the cycling capital of southern Europe, January 28 [39]

Repsol Abandons Oil and Gas Exploration Off Canary Islands, January 16 [40]

"We Are Energy": Community Energy from Scotland to Spain, January 14 [41]

2014[edit | edit source]

Canary Islands to vote on oil exploration, October 2 [42]

Madrid first city in the world to apply sustainability criteria to parking, August 6 [43]

The Madrid P2P Commune, May 22 [44]

El Hierro to become the first island in the world to be fully energy self-sufficient through combined wind and water power, May 1 [45]

Victory: no more Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining in Laciana Valley (Spain), February 27 [46]

Subsidy-free solar takes off in Spain, February 5 [47]

Spain: wind power becomes main source of energy, January 15 [48] "Spain is the first country in the world where wind energy was the technology that most contributed to the coverage of demand in a full year," AEE (industry association). Renewable sources of energy as a whole covered 42.4 percent of demand last year.

2013[edit | edit source]

'Cohousing': un nuevo modelo de vivienda asequible y sostenible, December 26 [49]

Madrid's Big Plan to Swear Off Cars, December 4 [50]

2009[edit | edit source]

Mediterranean wildfires,,[51] July

2008[edit | edit source]

Spain cuts speed limit and introduces energy-saving measures in bid to reduce oil imports,[52] July 30

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