30/11/2020 - 12:49 h

Debating the future of the city’s beaches

Climate emergency. A group of experts will spend a year exploring solutions to the challenges posed by the climate emergency and draw up a roadmap.

avinguda Diagonal
18/11/2020 - 14:40 h

Work gets under way to widen the drainage tank under Av. Diagonal bigger to reduce flood risks

Urban planning. The work is a key project for adapting the sewerage system to the effects of the climate crisis.

11/11/2020 - 12:36 h

Turning Barcelona into a big superblock

Urban planning. The transformation begins in L’Eixample, where one in three streets will be greened up and local people will all have a square within 200 metres of their homes.

19/10/2020 - 15:09 h

Cutting pollution would prevent a thousand deaths a year in the city

Air quality. The excess in pollution causes one in every three new cases of asthma among children and 11% of lung cancer cases.

Escola Refugi Climàtic
28/09/2020 - 13:16 h

Eleven schools turned into climate shelters

Climate emergency. Outdoor spaces at these schools have been transformed so that pupils and local people can take shelter from the heat in the summer.

16/09/2020 - 12:00 h

Energy production forms part of the revamp to the Ronda de Dalt

Three pergolas are to be built to generate energy from solar panelling.

16/07/2020 - 19:03 h

The effects of Covid-19 for the climate emergency

Climate emergency. Greenhouse gas emissions dropped in the city during the state of emergency, with a reduction equivalent to 290,840 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

11/07/2020 - 10:53 h

Sewerage and drainage systems to be adapted to reduce the risks posed by the climate emergency

Climate emergency. The new sanitation plan aims to halve the risks posed by torrential rainfall, which is expected to increase by 17%.

28/06/2020 - 12:13 h

New subsidy call relating to the climate

Climate emergency. An initiative seeking to provide incentives for projects which help combat the climate emergency.

Barcelona Energia
20/06/2020 - 10:18 h

Barcelona Energia drops its electricity prices

Climate emergency. The metropolitan electricity distributor is offering a new tariff for SMEs, businesses and the self-employed.