28/04/2016 - 12:29 h

Cities must lead the way in boosting sustainability and combatting climate change

Environment. The Deputy Mayor for Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility, Janet Sanz, defended the decisive role of cities during the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns.

08/04/2016 - 08:25 h

When the rooftop becomes a green lung

Environment. As part of the city’s commitment on climate, the UPF has created a green space on the roof of the Mercè Rodoreda building at the Ciutadella campus.

18/03/2016 - 14:29 h

Barcelona turns off its lights for Earth Hour 2016

Environment. On Saturday, 19 March, some lights in the city will be switched off from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm as part of an initiative to combat climate change.

15/12/2015 - 18:43 h

Barcelona believes the Paris Agreement is insufficient for tackling climate change

Environment. The municipal government believes that the Paris Agreement is the beginning of a necessary change in direction, but that it is not sufficient for preventing climate change..

04/12/2015 - 19:13 h

The Barcelona Commitment to Climate, an exemplary initiative at the world climate summit

Environment. The French government recognised this participatory project as a document which may contribute to the success of the Paris conference.

04/12/2015 - 14:42 h

Barcelona defends the role of cities in managing the refugee crisis

International relations. Speaking at the world summit of cities against climate change, Ada Colau, criticised states for being sluggish in their decision-making.

29/11/2015 - 13:59 h

Barcelona marches against climate change

Environment. Thousands of people took part in the climate march to call for greater reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and demand the use of renewable energy.

23/11/2015 - 18:10 h

The City Council adopts the Barcelona Commitment to Climate

Environment. It is being joined by 800 citizen associations it has prepared a document with for presentation at the COP21 Climate Change Conference.

18/11/2015 - 12:33 h

The Movement for Climate Justice is born

Environment. The movement is a citizen network to accelerate the fight against climate change.

22/10/2015 - 13:45 h

The City Council calls for the repeal of the Spanish State's decree on energy self-consumption

Energy. The City Council sees self-consumption and self-production as essential tools for fighting against energy poverty and as a measure for reducing climate change.