ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN SPAIN
General Characteristics of Agriculture, Industrial, and Information Age Environmental Pollution
Limited, insignificant levels of localized pollution.
Industrial age air, water, and noise pollution from burning of fossil fuels.
Global pollution problems, global warming (green-house effect), and hole in ozone level--all legacies of the industrial age; prospects for cleaner environment from green technologies and an eventual return to renewable energy sources.
Information/Data on Environmental Pollution in Spain
The current issues include: pollution of the Mediterranean Sea from raw sewage and effluents from the offshore production of oil and gas; air pollution; deforestation; desertification
Natural hazards: periodic droughts
Spain has responded to the environmental issues by adhearing to numerous international agreements. Spain has proceeded to right the environmental wrongs of the industrial age and has joined the information age in doing so.
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