Transatlantic cooperation in Spain, priority in the fight against climate change
During the conference "Strengthening transatlantic integration: Latin America, Spain and the United States," Teresa Ribera recalled the close cooperation between these countries in combating climate change.
During the conference "Strengthening transatlantic integration: Latin America, Spain and the United States," Teresa Ribera recalled the close cooperation between these countries in combating climate change. Bank gives priority to the transatlantic cooperation in the fight against climate change
The fight begins with a change in energy models
During the conference, Secretary of State has stated that international cooperation is "vital to accelerate the processes of change needed in our growth model.
Bank recalled also that in the fight against climate change "is essential a profound transformation of production patterns and resource consumption.
The Secretary has pointed out that sectors such as energy, water and related infrastructure "will be key," because that is where the change of energy model "requires a rapid deployment of clean technologies and a strong investment in R + D + i ".
In order to transform our energy model, Teresa Bank has stated that we need the right mix of available tools such as domestic policy, carbon markets and international public finance. This transformation, he said, involve not only costs but also "great benefits such as new business opportunities, new markets and new jobs."
In this regard, the Secretary of State for Climate Change has stated that Spain is currently working with U.S. to build the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Our country is also collaborating with the Americans, he says, in the development of two Action Plans on wind and solar technology.
Also, Teresa Ribera said that Spain continues to work with Latin America have worked as evidenced by the agreement to create the Iberoamerican Carbon Initiative. The purpose of this initiative, says Bank, is to obtain carbon credits from projects of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
It recalled that Spain supports the development of studies, activities and projects in Latin America and the Policy Project 2012-Carbon 2012 through the United Nations Program for Development and the Support of Sustainable Energy and Climate Change (SECTION) Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Fuente: Redacción ambientum.com
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