Aug 16, 2010

Environmentalists to Found Green Party Affiliate in Spain

From Earth Times:
Leading Spanish environmentalists want to form a political party similar to the Green parties in other European countries, the daily El Pais reported Sunday. The former president of Greenpeace in Spain, Juantxo Lopez de Uralde, and the chairman of environmental organization SEO/Birdlife, Alejandro Sanchez, were among those who were to found the party, the paper wrote.The Catalan Eco-Socialist party, which has one seat in parliament, and the European Greens were supporting the move.The Spanish were just as concerned as other Europeans about the environment but Greens played no role in Spanish politics, the initiators of the plan said.

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