During the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai, Brazil’s bid to host COP30 in 2025, to be held in Belém, the most populous municipality in the state of Pará, part of the eastern Amazon region, was approved by consensus. In the face of the
By Rodrigo de Oliveira Perpetuo, Regional Director ICLEI South America Secretariat Read the original article in Portuguese. World Environment Day 2020 will be guided by the theme of biodiversity. Not by chance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) chose Colombia as the headquarters for World Environment Day activities. Considered one of the most environmentally diverse
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
Recife is an Urban-LEDS city. To learn more about the Urban-LEDS project, please visit the website.
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