Plaques solars als terrats de Barcelona © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Equip d’audiovisuals
A first step towards energy sovereignty

The public company Barcelona Energia is gaining momentum in the new map of alternative operators with support, competitive rates and energy awareness, although it is...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workThe ecology of work: a new labour paradigm

Labour law should pave the way for work to be directed towards the production of wealth that supports human needs and desires. And in this search for meaning...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyLiving in proximity, the 15-minute city

The year 2020 has been a pivotal year in which two crises have been intertwined: the climate and the health emergencies, with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the crossroads...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyEnvisioning emergent futures for bioregions and their cities

Las urbes son un sistema vivo en sí mismo que depende de otros sistemas vivos que no basan su propósito en servir al ser humano. Desde el diseño, y su relación con la...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyA zero waste society

In Barcelona, in 2019, almost 800,000 tonnes of waste were generated. Awareness of the waste we generate can move us to action. Big cities must pave the way for a...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyPublic transport, a clean and efficient mobility alternative

People need to move to interact with one another, to go to work, to study or to shop, to enjoy leisure time or to socialise and be with family and friends. In...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyThe Amazon effect: The Seattle lessons

The city of Seattle changed the day Amazon decided to set up shop there. For better and for worse. It changed conventional retailing, logistics, the environment, and...

Il·lustració © Enrique Flores
Tackling climate emergencyOvertaking the old mobility. The car, from host to guest

Cities are currently the scene of the foremost social, environmental and economic challenge posed by sustainable mobility. It is time to apply new formulae, such as...

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