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A further increase in temperature on the planet could soon lead to a decrease in snowfall in Andorra, according to the participants of the Climate Change Challenges forum

The 18th Forum of the Representatives of Andorran Family Business Association (EFA) was held yesterday in Soldeu (Andorra). This year’s forum topic was Climate Change Problems. It is one of the most important topics on the United Nations agenda and the UN program until 2030.

The president of the association, Francesc Mora, declared that “climate change …

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The Mountain Forests Project, the leading entity in environmental volunteering in Catalonia, brought together 546 volunteers

The Mountain Forests Project, the leading entity in environmental volunteering in Catalonia, brought together 546 volunteers (among them, 112 teenagers) in this years summer campaign, which took place in the counties of Pallars Sobirà (Esterri de Cardós, Massís de l’Orri and Valls d’Àneu-Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu) and Ripollès (Parc Natural de les Capçaleres del …

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The Andorran government distributes reusable fruit and veg mesh-bags, in efforts to reduce the use of plastic

The Andorran government distributes reusable fruit and veg mesh-bags, in efforts to reduce the use of plastic. On the occasion of European

Waste Reduction Week, the Andorran government gives away reusable fabric bags that are to replace the use of disposable plastic bags when fruit and veg shopping. Around 16,000 bags are to be distributed, from …

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Girona City Council will encourage the use of electric vehicles

Girona City Council seeks to promote the use of electric vehicles used by municipal employees and intends to include them in its fleet for business trips.

According to the program, vehicles will be available from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 15:00, for municipal employees, and the rest of the time the cars will be available …

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Catalonia launched a project to eliminate plastic bags in stores

The Catalan city of La Seu d’Urgell has begun a project to eliminate plastic bags in the city’s shops and supermarkets. Plastic bags will be replaced with disposable paper bags. This project is part of the European CERES project to promote environmental materials for public use, promoted by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (La Fundació Ellen …

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Andorra will invest 750,000 euros for a program to promote the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles in the principality

The government of Andorra continues to support the acquisition and use of electric vehicles in the principality. For this purpose, the program “Engega” was created (from 2019 to 2021, 750,000 euros will be invested annually in these goals). After the successful implementation of the first program from 2016 to 2018, the government of the principality …

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A national computer system will be created to inform citizens about the quality of drinking water in Andorra

The Government of Andorra has begun to develop a national information system dedicated to the quality of drinking water. The system is called SINACH. It provides for the creation of a unified IT support system for all administrative resources that control the quality of drinking water in the principality.

The results of the monitoring from its …

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