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AUGUST 2019
 
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IPCC SPECIAL
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Report on land use indicates opportunities and responsibilities for Brazil
 
The Climate Observatory discusses the new document of the IPCC, the UN climate panel. The report produced repercussions worldwide on August 8. Read the complete analysis and see the published articles!
Article: Climate Observatory
 
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ENERGY
 
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Paraná bans fracking
 
Technique used to explore shale gas is being reviewed worldwide because of the environmental impact. This is the first Brazilian state to ban the practice
 
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Coal mining in Rio Grande do Sul
 
A project by the Copelmi company wants to license a coal mining plant close to Porto Alegre. Civil society is questioning the process
 
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Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
 
On September 6, at 13:00, we will start a series of webinars about energy. The first will be regarding the role of Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
 
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ENERGY EFFICIENCY
 
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Annual Conference on Energy Efficiency
 
The meeting, which was organized by the International Energy Agency, was held in Dublin, Ireland, and discussed financing, innovations and new technologies
 
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Classification A will be more rigorous for washing machines
 
Inmetro is now taking into consideration, as well as energy consumption, three other criteria for the evaluation of the quality of a washing machine: water consumption, performance, and spinning
 
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Registrations opening: Conbrava 2019
 
New Technologies and Energy Efficiency in HVAC-R Systems is the focus of this edition of the congresso. There will be three days of programming
 
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LOW CARBON ECONOMY
 
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Energy transition and carbon pricing
 
CEBDS organized an event about the importance of the subject and the needs for improvement in the Brazilian and global models
 
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2nd open Call for Climate Friendly Business
 
Do you know a business that impacts the climate positively and helps to promote a low carbon economy and regenerative? Recommend this opportunity!
 
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TRANSPORT
 
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Women are more critical about the quality of cycle paths
 
An analysis of the evaluations made on the MoveCidade application between November 2017 and May 2019 shows that women rate the cycle paths of SP, RJ and BH worse than men
 
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National Walk to Work Day
 
The Corrida Amiga Institute held another edition of the campaign of Walk to Work Day, which takes place every first Friday in July to encourage and inspire people to walk to work
 
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CLIMATE POLICY AND OUTREACH
 
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OLB launches a third newsletter
 
The Brazilian Legislative Observatory (OLB) now provides details of the ranking of the 50 best and the 50 worst deputies from the previous legislature in relation to climate change – and shows those re-elected from each group
 
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Climate and Jobs
 
The eighth meeting in the series Sustainable Future Dialogues, organized by iCS and the German Embassy, discusses in Salvador challenges and job opportunities in the climate context
 
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Climate Week in Salvador
 
The Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week, organized by UNFCCC, will be held next week in Salvador, the capital of Bahia
 
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5th National Meeting
 
38 young people from the five regions of Brazil gathered in a ranch in the interior of São Paulo to discuss tools for political advocacy and to understand more about Engajamundo
 
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INSIDE iCS
 
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4th RT event of Grantmaking
 
The Thematic Network organized its fourth meeting to develop the discussion about institutional support to civil society beyond simple financial transfers
 
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Diversity Week
 
Special programming of Marielle Franco Working Group organizes a meeting with iCS team to dialogue about how we can advance in practicals of race and gender diversity
 
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Two new employees began work at staff
 
Cíntya Feitosa is the new consultant for actions of Climate Week 2019 and COP 25, and Caio Borges is the Law and Climate Program Coordinator
 
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GRANTS APRROVED IN JULY
IDEC - Instituto de Defesa do Consumidor
Amount Granted: R$ 120.000,00
Duration: 6 months
Portfolio: Energy
Proposal of the Grant: To ensure that consumer rights and climate change issues are taken into account during the power sector reform process.
idec.org.br
GCCM – Global Catholic Climate Movement
Amount Granted: R$ 163.000,00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: To support the global catholic climate movement (GCCM) operations in Brazil and help spreading catholic climate messaging among catholic communities. In addition, the project will focus on amplifying the Vatican Amazon Synod´s reach, before and during the Synod that will take place in October, 2019, mobilizing catholic communities to climate action and awareness.
catholicclimatemovement.global
CBC - Centro Brasil no Clima
Amount Granted: R$ 950.000,00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: The project has three main goals: to advance climate action through sub-national decision makers’ engagement to maintain Brazil in the Paris Agreement; to support the implementation of the National Determined Contribution (NDC) working with Parliamentarians; to coordinate the debate around the Brazilian Long Term Strategy (LTS).
centrobrasilnoclima.org
PURPOSE Campaigns Brasil Ltda
Amount Granted: R$ 220.000,00
Duration: 6 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: To support the work of GCCM (Global Catholic Climate Movement) in Brazil before and during the Amazon Synod with strategic campaigning and communications/narrative capacity. The project also aims to conduce communications research to identify the most adequate narratives about climate change to be used with catholic audiences.
purpose.com
IESP - Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Políticos
Amount Granted: R$ 110.000,00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: To map the main studies and research centers working in the relationship between Brazil foreign policy and climate change and create a Cartographic representation of the findings.
iesp.uerj.br
CONTACT
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Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
22271-050, Brazil
+55 (21) 3197-6580

 
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