Spain’s Green Recovery Bill Pledges 350,000 Jobs Per Year, Sets 2050 Net-Zero Target, Halts All New Fossil Projects
- May 20, 2020 8:53 pm GMT
The Spanish government is expected to table a draft law today that will aim for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, call an immediate halt to new coal, oil, and gas projects, and ground the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic in a green transition.
With the release of the legislation, “Spain joins a handful of countries to have set out a legally binding strategy to end their contribution to global heating in the next 30 years,” Climate Home News reports, based on draft text that had been open for public consultation since February 2019.
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