44% of water consumed in Spain is illegal

The study was presented at the Ninth Congress for the National Environment and established by the Foundation CONAMA and the General Foundation of Madrid Complutense University. To paraphrase former Spanish prime minister, the study concludes that "Spain is not going well" from an environmental standpoint, because although it "has made great efforts in recent years, still it is not enough." Models of production and consumption, together with the lack of determined political action and excessive individualism in society have led to "an outpouring of the vital limits of the biosphere" and are the root of global change we face, he says. "We are eating the planet." Coinciding with the theme of the Congress, "The challenge is to act," the report reinforces the need to address the situation with urgent action. The full article can be read in Spanish here

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