In 2018, the Spanish Net of Municipalities Against Climate Change has convened the VII edition of the Award for Good Practices for Climate, addressed to City Councils, Provincial Councils, Island Councils and Councils attached to the Spanish Network of Cities for Climate, with the objective of to collect and disseminate the actions developed by the Spanish Local Authorities in the field of mitigation and adaptation to climate change after 2012.
The Prize was created in 2006 with the aim of collecting the results of the initiatives carried out by the members of the Network for the prevention of climate change, allowing the establishment of evaluation criteria that would help to promote action measures against their effects and disseminate the experiences innovations made by the Local Entities.
In this edition the Local Entities of the Network have been able to present the actions developed framed in the following categories:
• Circular Economy
• Energy Efficiency, Urbanism and Building
• Public awareness and awareness
• Adaptation to climate change
• Promotion of citizen participation
The Local Governments participating in the VII Award for Good Local Practices for Climate by categories have been:
• Mobility: Bigastro, Mijas, Riba-roja de Túria, Santander, Valencia and Valle de Mena.
• Circular Economy: Bigastro, Madrid, Riba-roja de Túria and Diputación de Cádiz.
• Energy Efficiency, Urban Planning and Building: Bigastro, Granollers, Madrid, Royal Site of San Ildefonso, Riba-roja de Túria, Tomelloso, Viladecans, Xirivella and Yunquera.
• Public awareness and awareness: Granollers, León and Riba-roja de Túria.
• Adaptation to climate change: Granollers, León, Mairena del Alcor, Diputación de Badajoz and Mancomunidad de Municipios Sostenibles de Cantabria.
• Promotion of citizen participation: Albacete, Bigastro, Oviedo and Puente Genil.
A total of 51 good practices have been received.
During the official ceremony in Madrid on 28.11.2018, GreenS Project received an award as a Good Practice in the field of Circular Economy.