This project has recived funding from European Comission by means of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement no. 700174


Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. These cities are constantly facing different impacts of climate change.

Last 26th March, Ignasi Fontanals from Opticits participated, along with other representatives from several EU H2020 projects, in different discussions of the 13th Community of Users Thematic Workshop on Secure, Safe and Resilient Societies in Brussels.

Lisbon City Council was invited by Gerència Adjunta de Medi Ambient i Serveis Urbans, an entity from Barcelona City Council, to the 1st Energy Transition and the City Conference (CTEC 2019) in Barcelona to present the work done by Lisbon within the RESCCUE project.

Last 18th February, the first results from RESCCUE’s Barcelona case study were presented at the 1st Metropolitan Climate Change Adaptation Table, held at the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) headquarters.

The countdown has begun for the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA 2019) in Lisbon with the planting of one tree a day in the metropolitan area to compensate for its CO2 emissions.

Summary of the presentation event “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”
The RESCCUE project organized a conference called “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”, held on the 14th of November 2016 in Can Serra, Cornellà de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain). During different points of view on urban resilience were shared and the future challenges of Barcelona were identified.