Cambio Climático / Climate Change

Climate Change and Business: Eurostar’s Environmental Action Plan and its Communication –Lessons Learnt and Guidelines– (ARI)

Simon Montague. ARI 68/2010 - 12/4/2010.

Businesses are under increasing pressure from customers and governments to reduce their environmental impact. This ARI examines the challenges and benefits of adopting an environmental plan.


Titulo en Inglés

Carlos Garcimartín. ARI 35/2010 - 17/02/2010. Go to Spanish version


Climate Change Talks: Breakdown in Copenhagen; Next Stop, Mexico 2010 (COP 16) (ARI)

Lara Lázaro. ARI 9/2010 - 19/01/2009. Go to Spanish version

This ARI examines the climate change summit held in Copenhagen from 7-18 December 2009: the preparations for it, how it unfolded, the results and the pending challenges.


Spain, Water and Climate Change in COP 15 and Beyond: Aligning Mitigation and Adaptation through Innovation (WP)

Elena Lopez-Gunn. WP 65/2009 - 24/12/2009.

The water/energy nexus opens a range of opportunities to align mitigation and adaptation framed by human security, which prioritises human development. In this context, Spain has an opportunity to play a leading role in realising this potential by pursuing a coherent multilevel strategy specifically designed for water and climate variability and change.


How Can Spain Benefit from a Climate Deal in Copenhagen? (WP)

Rolando Fuentes. WP 62/2009 - 11/12/2009.

Spain, on its own, is not a key player in the negotiations for the potential successor of the Kyoto Protocol that is expected to be ‘politically agreed’ at the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen.However, Spain can play an important role in that it will occupy the Presidency of the EU during the first half of 2010. Moreover, Spain could influence the negotiations towards win-win situations for the country.


The Amazonian Conflict: Biodiversity, Native Communities and Sustainable Development (ARI)

Luis Esteban González Manrique. ARI 151/2009 - 28/10/2009. Go to Spanish version

The resignation of the Peruvian Prime Minister, Yehude Simon, and the congressional repeal of two of the main legislative decrees that opened extensive Amazonian zones to commercial exploitation have provided a merely temporary relief to the reigning tension. The situation is similar, to varying degrees, in the other South-American countries that share the Amazon basin.


The Way to a New Deal on Climate Change (WP)

Mikel González-Ruiz de Eguinon and Antxon Olabe. WP 40/2009 - 20/7/2009.

Within a few months, on 7 December 2009, 195 countries will meet in Copenhagen with a common mission: to find a way out of the climate change crisis. The Climate Change Conference –COP15 in United Nations jargon– aims to lay the foundations of a post-Kyoto agreement that provides workable solutions for a problem that threatens ‘to lead to some impacts that could be abrupt and irreversible’ and undermine global security.


Titulo en Inglés

Gonzalo Sáenz de Miera y Miguel Ángel Muñoz Rodríguez. DT 37/2009 - 15/07/2009. Go to Spanish version