Spain rises 11 spots to 23rd in this year’s CCPI edition, and is an overall medium performer. Spain receives medium ratings across all four main CCPI categories: Climate Policy, Renewable Energy, Energy Use, and GHG Emissions.
Experts demand a phase out of fossil fuel subsidies
In 2021, Spain adopted the Climate Change and Energy Transition Law, which commits the country to, by 2030, cutting emissions by 23% compared with 1990 levels. The law includes the target of increasing the share of renewables in energy end-use by 42% by 2030.
The CCPI country experts criticise the absence of a governmental commitment to phasing out fossil fuel subsidies. The experts demand that Spain include civil society participation in renewable energy projects for a just energy transition in the country.
The following national experts agreed to be mentioned as contributors for this year’s CCPI: