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  • "La Jamais Contente" was the first road vehicle to reach 100 km / h. He did it with a 100% electric propulsion and a torpedo-shaped aerodynamic (Renault).
  • Approximately 324 liters of water are used to make 1 kg of paper (Ecoinventos).
  • Energy supply and consumption produces 79% of greenhouse gas emissions across the EU (European Court of Auditors).
  • People who base their diet on marine products (fish, molluscs, oysters and so on), ingest 11,000 small pieces or traces of plastic every year (Belgian University of Ghent).
  • The amount of plastic bottles bought on the planet is one million per minute (The Guardian).
  • In 2016, electric vehicles avoided the consumption of 17,800 barrels of oil per day (BNEF, Boomblerg New Energy Finance).
  • Climate change is the most worrisome problem in the world (Pew Research).
  • Spain doubled the share of renewable energy in its electricity mix in just 6 years, from 20.3% in 2007 to 40.4% in 2013. (REE)
  • At 31 December 2016, there were 47,921 MW of installed renewable energy in Spain, representing more than 45% of total power (REE).
  • In the first seven months of 2017, sales of vehicles with hybrid technology in Spain reached 32,072 units (Anfac).
  • Between 300 and 400 tons of contaminated H2O are released each day to the Pacific Ocean from the Fukushima accident (EcoPortal.net).
  • The Renault ZOE is consolidated as the best selling electric car in Europe in the first half of the year, with a total of 17,146 units (Renault).
  • Did you know that 4 liters of gasoline spilled on land contaminate 3 million liters of water (Ecoworld)
  • Europe installed 6,100 MW of wind power in the first half of 2017 (WindEurope).
  • From January to July 2017, electric vehicles registered a total of 3,636 registrations in Spain (Anfac).
  • From January to July 2017, renewables energyes produced 36.6% of electricity generated in Spain (REVE).
  • Did you know that the interior of the earth reaches temperatures of about 5,400 °C, which results in a geothermal energy generated of 4.2x10 (12) J. (El País).
  • In the first months of the year, renewable energy generated 38,8% of the Iberian electricity demand (aee).
  • It is estimated that son 1341 species worldwide have been affected by contamination with plastic bags. (Greenpeace)
  • An estimated 12.6 million people die every year as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment. (WHO)
  • Europeans get through almost 100 billion of plastic bags every year, that is, average of 175 plastic bags per person per year. (European Commission)
  • Did you know that if it were possible to take advantage of all the heat of the earth this would be enough to provide the planet for 500 years (El País).
  • Every year 1.7 million children under 5 years die in the world a consequence of environmental pollution. (WHO)
  • In 2016 more than 14,000 tonnes of waste of electronic devices were collected in Galicia, which translates into an average of 5 kg per person (Consellería de Medio Ambiente).
  • 93.9% of Spaniards breathe polluted air at levels recommended by the WHO (Air Quality Report 2016 Ecologists in Action).
  • Did you know that the world's three largest GHG emitters (China, US and EU) emit 14 times more than the 100 countries that close the global list together (WRI, World Resources Institute).
  • For the first time the maximum instantaneous electrical demand of the peninsular system has occurred in summer period, 40,489 MW registered on September 6, 2016 at 13:32 (REE).
  • CO2 emissions from electricity generation in Spain in 2016 have been at the lowest level of the last ten years, being 18.3% below those of 2015 (REE).
  • The water footprint is an indicator that shows us the consumption of water per person per year. It includes direct and indirect consumption, that is, that necessary to produce goods and services. The water footprint of Spain is: 2,461 m3 (Ecointeligencia)
  • Did you know that the number of wind turbines that are installed worldwide is 341,320 (data from 2016) (aee).

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