10 January 2020

Alastair Clewer

Alastair joined EBC in May 2019. He holds a master’s degree in International Development and has coordinated multinational communication actions for several Directorate-Generals of the European Commission on issues relating to climate change; clean energy transition; disaster risk reduction; human rights and humanitarian aid. Alastair has previously worked in academia, analyzing the climate impacts of European food systems, and in politics and the music industry. He has a keen interest in processes of social change, in particular, the utility of prefigurative politics as a scalable means of social transformation, and the viability of constructing chains of equivalence across civil society and activist networks.

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10 December 2020

Spain has experienced a massive decline over the last year and a half, a large majority of coal mines closed by the end of 2018, more than half of installed coal capacity closed at the end of June 2020, and it is expected that the last coal power plant will shut no later than 2025.