TAPplications: Curitiba’s “Sustainable Village”

This blog series presents some of the applications to the Transformative Actions Program, to show you how cities are “tapping” their potential for sustainability. For more information on the TAP, please visit the website. The city of Curitiba in southern Brazil has submitted a project to the TAP called “The Sustainable Village”. Its aim is 

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Recife counts on bikes and boats to reduce its carbon emissions

Recife has a unique tropical environment with six rivers and 66 canals, mangroves and coral reefs. Recife will be the first city in the North and Northeast regions of Brazil to measure greenhouse gas emissions in the city and to set incremental goals to reduce these pollutants by 2020. It’s one of the two Urban-LEDS 

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