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.

02/12/2020 - 17:00 h

Fifty million euros in investment to speed up the energy transition in the city

Climate emergency. The Barcelona Sustainable Energy Mechanism is being set up with the goal of driving energy projects and attracting private funding.

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.