Vuelta a España

Stage 4 · 189 km

Lalína Estrada → Fisterra

Santiago de Compostela

Today's course leads us through Santiago de Compostela, a famous pilgrimage destination and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then to the most westerly point of Spain.

"It's not a question of 'Can the oceans take any more?' The oceans can't take any more. They couldn't take any more fifty years ago. The question is, when are we going to stop?"

— Philippe Cousteau Jr. - Ocean and environmental advocate


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Keith’s Journal

Wow what a day, the best Stage so far, full of surprises. The Vuelta organisers called this the "leg-breaker" day, and it certainly was an apt description.

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The worlds carbon budget made simple

by Giles Parkinson

Today’s Graph of the Day comes from the appropriately named Information is Beautiful website, and gives a different, and quite clear, interpretation of the global carbon budget – the amount of greenhouse emissions that we can burn to meet various climate change scenarios.

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