02/05/2021 - 10:11 h

MES Barcelona, the new energy transformation plan to build a greener city

Energy transformation. The UN has recognised MES Barcelona as the most sustainable public-private collaboration initiative out of 70 models under consideration.

28/04/2021 - 11:24 h

Solar paving to generate electricity in Plaça de les Glòries

Environment and sustainability. The pilot project will see an area of 50 square metres get solar energy generating paving to produce 7,560 kWh a year, equivalent to the consumption of three homes.

26/04/2021 - 15:22 h

The new Nature Plan seeks to create an extra 18.6 hectares of greenery by 2023

Environment and sustainability. The new roadmap for 2021-2030 establishes that planning and management for greenery must be more diverse and abundant, favouring biodiversity.

16/04/2021 - 15:33 h

Ten winning projects from the second green rooftops competition announced

Green rooftops. The projects will get subsidies to cover 75% of their cost, up to a maximum of 100,000 euros per rooftop. Work will get under way in 2021 and be completed next year.

17/02/2021 - 15:36 h

Subsidy call for education and cooperation projects for global justice

Cooperation and education. Priority areas: food sovereignty, energy sovereignty and digital sovereignty.

16/02/2021 - 15:04 h

Smoke-free beaches for health and the environment

Health. Smoking will not be allowed during the bathing season this year at the beaches of Sant Miquel, Somorrostro, Nova Icària and Nova Mar Bella.

20/01/2021 - 12:05 h

Barcelona for Climate: Towards a greener and more sustainable city

Since 2018 Barcelona works harder than ever to cut the greenhouse gas emissions, increase the production of renewable energy and reduce the mobility of motor vehicles, among other environmental actions. Here’s a review.

05/01/2021 - 11:08 h

Alert stage of the municipal emergency plan for snow and ice activated

Emergencies. The weather forecast indicates the possibility of snow in the upper parts of the city.

21/12/2020 - 10:56 h

Another step to boost solar energy in the city

Environment and sustainability. The solar energy source will come into use in the first quarter of 2021, rounding off the project to cover the ring road where it passes through the Vall d’Hebron neighbourhood.

17/12/2020 - 14:26 h

New plan to transform school playgrounds into climate shelters open to neighbourhoods

Climate emergency. The goal is to tackle the effects of the climate emergency, promote inclusive play and open spaces up to the neighbourhoods.