On the occasion of the COP21, Barcelona City Council and the 800 citizen organisations linked to the More Sustainable Barcelona network, signatories of the 2012-2022 Citizen Commitment to Sustainability, signed the Barcelona Climate Commitment. A roadmap with a series of projects to make the city's commitment to combating climate change more explicit by involving the general public.

Over two years a total of 9 projects were developed. These have been their results.

Barcelona Climate Commitment projects

E4: Plug into Energy Saving and Efficiency

Advice on how to achieve the democratisation and renovation of energy, resolving the drama of energy poverty and working towards self-sufficiency.

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Passive reform and active awareness to combat energy poverty

Programme for energy efficiency and health through home renovation using low-cost passive energy systems and recommendations on how to adapt habits.

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Mosaic roofing (pilot scheme combining renewable energy, agricultural and green spaces and rainwater storage)

Pilot scheme for mosaic roofing with installations combining renewable energy, agricultural and green spaces and rainwater storage, integrated into various types of buildings and for different kinds of users.

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Safe school paths

Promotion of sustainable mobility and safe access to schools on foot, by bike and on public transport, through the application of new technology that ensures safety and makes children more self-sufficient (mobile devices, apps etc.).

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Cycling to work

Fostering sustainable mobility by changing the way people get to work, by using a fleet of bicycles to be lent to workers.

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Green Point 2.0. (virtual and physical meeting point to promote the re-use, repair and recuperation of materials)

Action to prolong the useful life of materials and products based on a web-mobile app and a meeting point for initiatives and services promoting re-use, repair and urban mining.

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Door to door and I separate everything I can. And packaging goes back to the shop

Action aimed at zero waste and the circular economy by improving the separation of waste, by means of door to door collection and a deposit and return system for packaging.

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Teaming up to combat climate change (integration of climate variables in the city's educational projects)

Networking initiative to check the city's educational and cultural projects, with the aim of updating them and including climate variables.


Climate change is changing the planet and it is also changing you (communication plan)

Communication campaign with serious yet optimistic messages focusing on necessary individual responsibility, as well as the city’s international commitments.

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