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Spain Slashes Subsidies for Renewables

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With bleak European prospects, clean energy companies focus on other markets

With Spain in the midst of an economic meltdown, the Spanish government has cut off aid to the domestic renewable energy industry -- once the most heavily subsidized in Europe. Faced with an empty trough, Spanish clean energy companies are responding by seeking out projects abroad.  As Todd Woody mentions at Forbes, the Spanish renewable energy giant Abengoa is making 90% of its capital......read more

Pia Riverola: Formentera

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A young Spanish photographer takes a summer boat journey to the Balearic Islands

In popular culture, Ibiza will forever be known for as the hedonistic rave center in the Mediterranean, the place where Brits go to party in the sun. That's how we think of it, anyway. But there are quieter spots in the Balearic Islands, as we discovered from these lovely film photos by Pia Riverola. Shot on a sunny boat journey in and around the island of Formentera, which sits next to Ibiza,......read more

Sunflower House

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Architecture Porn From The Mediterranean Sea in Girona, Spain

From afar the Sunflower House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales looks like a haphazard pile of toy blocks made of pristine white walls and glass windows. The unique design of the Sunflower House segments the interior spaces to create private nooks to enjoy the stunning panoramic view outside. Designed by Cadaval & Solà-Morales, the Sunflower House is located by the Mediterranean......read more

During the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won over voters in coal country by claiming he would keep mines open, and retain coal as a prominent energy source in the U.S. His argument was an economic one: He knew that miners were worried about their jobs, and that many did not see a path forward should the mines close. But closing mines does not......read more

Carla Andrade: Sleep Biocentrism

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Sweeping dreamscapes from Spain's next big photographer

Judging from this photo series, Carla Andrade has really nice dreams. For Biocentrismo del sueno (or Sleep Biocentrism, according to Google Translate), the Spanish photographer (previously) recreated images from her dreams on 35mm film. The stunning images of lonely figures in landscapes are nothing if not dreamy. Andrade describes her "photographed dreams"  using a classic quote from a......read more

Aerial Farm Photos by Edward Burtynsky

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Shot from the sky, the farmlands of northeastern Spain look like abstract paintings.

In June 2010, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky headed to the remote and dry Monegros region of northeastern Spain, where he hired a helicopter pilot and took to the sky to shoot pictures of the topography below. The results, featured in Sunday's New York Times Magazine, are stunning images of farmland patterns that could easily pass as abstract art.   “You can still see a little......read more

World's First Vertical Cube Garden

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Visionary horticulturalists Paisajismo Urbano erect world's first four-walled vertical garden in Spain.

The green wall trend is in full flight. Landscape architects are increasingly being tapped to incorporate vertical gardens into building designs, not only for beautification, but also as a means of reducing noise pollution, absorbing dust and producing oxygen. In Getafe, just south of Madrid, Spain, a newly erected four-sided vertical garden takes the trend to another level. Designed and built......read more

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