Urban planning. The first stage of work gets under way in July and midway through August the most significant changes will be made to turn the streets of Consell de Cent, Girona, Rocafort and Comte Borrell into green streets.
Urban planning. The project will last five weeks and gauge pollutant emissions, the improvement in noise levels and energy consumption of two types of machinery.
Climate emergency. Application of criteria for a more liveable city, with public space at the service of citizens and highlighting the value of nature.
Health. In the summer, particularly during heatwaves, a change in habits will help us keep cool and keep our homes cool.
Climate emergency. Some 95% of local people will have a climate shelter within ten minutes of their home to protect them from the high temperatures.
Ecological transition. Kate Raworth, ecological economist and creator of the doughnut theory, will get the cycle under way on 11 June.
The City Council, the Government of Catalonia and the Barcelona Metropolitan Area have lodged appeals against the ruling by the High Court of Catalonia annulling the by-law on the low emission zone.
Barcelona hosts the “Your Plate, Your Planet” conference: a global movement of cities committed to addressing the climate emergency
From 23 to 25 May, technical and political leaders from six cities around the world met in Barcelona to make progress in developing food policies for climate action.
Urban planning. The new green promenade addresses the long-standing need to renew the last stretch of the city coastline still to be remodelled.
Climate emergency. Barcelona recently played host to the ICA Academy, on 16, 17 and 18 May, with a group of six cities for exchanging experiences on the fight against energy poverty.