Waste Management, Energy and Transport
Waste production, energy sources and contamination are the biggest environmental problems faced by the world this century. The growth that Mallorca has experienced in the last 50 years has been decisive in consolidating the problem. For example, waste production has increased by 83.14% between 1998 and 2000.
In terms of energy, the Balearic Islands are strongly dependent. In 2012, 46% of demand was linked to carbon and the electrical energy produced by renewable energy sources only represented 2.3% of the total.