Josep Tarradellas Barcelona - El Prat Airport. Inside of the Terminal 1
Josep Tarradellas Airport, a major hub of activity

An airport acts as a major gateway to the city or region it serves. Barcelona airport, located in the municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, is a transport hub...

Digital map of the city of Barcelona
Barcelona, a digital technology hub

The charts point to Barcelona as a leading hub of the new economy, which is developed around information and communication technologies (ICT). In recent years...

Il·lustració. ©David Sierra
A new energy model for the cityMoving forward in the energy transition

There is less of a window of opportunity for action than previously thought. In fact, time is running out. This winter has combined all the makings of a perfect storm...

Jordi Sabater Pi al llindar de la selva guineana
Drawing paradise

Every day, Dr. Jordi Sabater Pi (1922-2009) remembered the rainforest in Equatorial Guinea, ever since he had to leave the country, forced by circumstances and...

Il·lustració. ©David Sierra
A new energy model for the cityAccelerate the transition to a new energy model

We are beginning to see results after 30 years of policies to reduce emissions. Fossil fuel disinvestment is a...

Il·lustració. ©David Sierra
A new energy model for the cityEnergy, the agent of change for cities in the 21st century

The city, as a great guzzler of energy produced outside its borders, is committed to an energy transition that will allow for its decarbonisation. The first pillar is...

Il·lustració. ©David Sierra
A new energy model for the cityPerceptions and conflicts surrounding energy use

Besides energy prices, one of the main public concerns, there is another unresolved issue: the opposition generated by the location of energy infrastructures,...

Illustration. ©David Sierra
A new energy model for the cityThe end of the era of abundance

The economic, social and political model developed over the last 150 years simply cannot be sustained for physical...

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