Friday, July 3, 2015 - 17:00 to Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 18:00
Between 3 and 4 July 2015, the Summer University organised by the Green European Foundation, in co-operation with Fundació Nous Horitzons, will take place in Barcelona, Spain. The event will focus on some of the main challenges in Europe today: TTIP and privatisation.
El PratEde Llobregat is situated in the North East of Spain, in Catalonia. The city administration has developed many initatives under the 'Climate Change Local Plan' in order to provide a better environment and quality of living for its citizens.
Any accident in relation to drilling threatens to destroy the local environment, the area’s vital tourism industry, and crucially, the islands’ water supply which relies fully seawater desalination. These dangers are reflected in the strong local hostility to the project, where a broad majority of people are opposed, along with the Canary Parliament (including the regional government party), and six out of seven island councils.