News and press releases
Una veintena de entidades del país exigen modificar el Código Técnico de la Edificación para Canarias
La iniciativa, impulsada por la Asociación Canarias Archipiélago Sostenible (ACAS), busca optimizar la rehabilitación de viviendas para combatir la pobreza energética, ahorrar energía y reducir las emisiones de CO2 en las islas.
How to make a real 'green revolution' in Canarian buildings
From the Asociación Canarias Archipiélago Sostenible we are fighting for the modification of the Technical Building Code to incorporate parameters that respect the specificities of the alpha 3 climate, that of the Canary Islands, which is unique in the European Union.
You can now launch petitions from our platform!
We provide you with our platform to create petitions and design campaigns.
What is the Canarian government going to spend 2 billion on?
More than 2 billion euros of NextGenerationEU is coming to the Canary Islands and our Observatory will be keeping a close eye on it.
Summary of our first four months - this is just the beginning!
A summary of the work we have been doing since we started just four months ago.
The campaign against the port of Fonsalía exceeds 200.000 signatures after going viral
It is an initiative promoted by Ben Magec, Ecologistas en Acción, which has received the support of other important organisations such as Greenpeace, Oceana, WWF, SEO Birdlife, ACEST and the Asociación Canarias Archipiélago Sostenible.
There is an urgent need to update the energy efficiency criteria for Canarian homes
In the framework of the public consultation that the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda has opened to receive contributions to the draft royal decree regulating the aid programmes for residential rehabilitation and social housing of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, the Asociación Canarias Archipiélago Sostenible presents a series of specific proposals for the Canary Islands.
Circular economy and tourism
In this seminar Julia Martínez Cabrera addresses the main challenges that the tourism sector of the Canary Islands faces as a key component in the archipelago's transition towards a sustainable development model and how to overcome them.
What are they talking about when they say "European recovery funds"?
In this video we explain the European recovery funds: What they consist of and their possible impact on the Canary Islands.
Proposals for the Canary Islands Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030
Our contributions to the draft of the Canary Islands Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030 (ACDS2030) in the framework of the call for citizen participation of the Canary Islands Government.
The challenge of recovery funds in the Canary Islands
European recovery funds represent an opportunity to transform our archipelago - if Canarian citizens get involved.
The killing of trees and heritage
Arboricides and patrimonicides continue in La Laguna. Trees need to be respected. It is necessary to eliminate once and for all the massive felling of trees and to put an end to this harmful trend of aggressive pruning that weakens and sickens the trees.
Saskia Sassen: "New migration flows emanate from massive habitat loss".
The sociologist, 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, argues that there is currently a new set of migrations with their epicentre in the Mediterranean, the Andaman Sea and Central America.
Taleb Rifai: "Environmental and social sustainability, those are the keys".
Interview with Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).