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JULY 2019
 
ENGLISH.CLIMAESOCIEDADE.ORG
CLIMATE WEEK SPECIAL
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38 days until Climate Week in Brazil
 
For the first time, Brazil will host the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week. The agenda of the event is already available and registration is free. We'll be there!
Article: Alice Amorim
 
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LAND USE SPECIAL
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MapBiomas Alert is on air
 
The platform of MapBiomas uses high-resolution images to provide free notifications about deforestation, and the degradation and regeneration of native vegetation in all the biomes.
 
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ENERGY
 
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New renewable sources to contribute to the electricity supply
 
CCEE and ANEEL held an auction of energy generation, on 31 May, to supply Boa Vista and connected locations. In all, there was the procurement of 6,402.5 GWh involving nine solutions, of which seven were projects for renewable sources of energy
 
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IEMA organizes technical training for journalists
 
A workshop attracted eight journalists for a dialogue about air pollution, in relation to climate change and the importance of the inventories of emissions. The initiative involved professionals from TV Globo, Folha de S. Paulo, O Estado de S. Paulo, Valor Econômico, Veja and G1
 
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ENERGY EFFICIENCY
 
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The Kigali Amendment
 
Already approved by two commissions of the Chamber of Deputies (CMADS and CCJC), the amendment now proceeds for evaluation to the Plenary of the Chamber of Deputies, and then to be discussed in the Senate
 
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IEI launches an Energy Efficiency Portal
 
The event took place in Campinas, on June 18. The platform provides detailed information about the organization and has easy access to research, events, publications, and contact information
 
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CGIEE revalidated
 
A decree of formalization has been published, guaranteeing the process of the policy for the minimum standards of energy efficiency. See more details here!
 
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LOW CARBON ECONOMY
 
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Zero Carbon Connection attracts 600 people in Sao Paulo
 
The 1st Latin American Business Fair for the Climate, organized by Mundo Que Queremos, CDP Latin America, and WWF-Brazil, discusses solutions to reverse climate change
 
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Experts debate the future of finance for good
 
See the complete retrospective of the event that attracted national and international experts who shared their experiences of Impact Investment and Responsible Investment
 
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TRANSPORT
 
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Series of online seminars about air quality
 
Evangelina Vormittag (ISS) and Marcel Baptista de Faria (iCS) debate the challenges involving the implementation of the regulations and how to overcome the existing barriers
 
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MobiliDADOS launches newsletter #2
 
Road safety is the theme of the platform of ITDP Brazil with a section on Brazil. The document presents success stories from Brazilian and South American cities
 
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MOBILIZE Fortaleza Summit 2019
 
The capital of Ceará won the Sustainable Transport Award, which rewards one city every year for its actions involving sustainable transport, and gives it the right to host the event
 
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The Single Ticket Bill approved by ALERJ
 
A victory for Rio de Janeiro! The new Bill that takes control of the Single Ticket from the hands of Fetranspor and establishes a more transparent management has finally been approved
 
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CLIMATE POLICY AND OUTREACH
 
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iCS scholarship takes two young Brazilians to a YCL immersion
 
Youth Climate Leaders is an international and intergenerational program that trains future climate leaders and offers networking and career opportunities in the sector. Read the reports!
 
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Emergency and climate litigation
 
An article by Joana Setzer, Kamyla Cunha, and Amália Botter Fabbri, which was published in Jota, discusses the importance of climate litigation at a time of urgency for climate change
 
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Event discusses the popular distrust of political parties
 
The second edition of the event took place on June 17, in the midst of an important context: 7 out of every 10 Brazilians say they have no confidence in the political party organizations
 
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GCCM will be a new iCS grantee
 
The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) works worldwide for dialogue on climate change in the religious dimension
 
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COMMUNICATIONS
 
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The Scenario of the Communication of the Third Sector
 
Research by the Instituto Nossa Causa, supported by iCS, demonstrates that civil society organizations in Brazil consider that communication and marketing influence fundraising
 
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Indicators of Marketing, Media, and Relevance
 
IEMA organizes, based on a discussion in the group of e-mails from Rede Narrativas, a debate with a case study about how to measure the relevance and impact of communication in networks
 
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ClimaInfo introduces an English version of its newsletter
 
From June, ClimaInfo – which provides news clippings about climate change – starts to publish its fortnightly newsletter in English. Sign up here!
 
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INSIDE iCS
 
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iCS grantees participate in the ABCR Festival
 
iCS organizes an institutional training project for organizations, demonstrating fundraising strategies. The final evaluation took place with the participants from the ABCR Festival
 
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Kigali Project and E+ Energy Dialogues Communications
 
The communication coordinator Marisa Bastos starts work at iCS in July. The objective is to outline a strategic plan for the future actions of the iCS energy programs
 
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PHILANTHROPY
 
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Paths to Community Philanthropy
 
The seminar "Expanding and Strengthening Community Philanthropy in Brazil" debates the contribution to sustainable development and the role of financing in the construction of the common good
 
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What can ISP do for climate change?
 
A booklet addresses issues relating to the topic, including important landmarks, relationship with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the challenges involved, and possible paths of action for Private Social Investment (ISP) to contribute
 
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WEB SERIES
 
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Peter Hartung - Alana Institute
 
"It is fundamental that we understand litigation as a toolbox of advocacy. It concerns the development of systematic and organized strategies to affect politically legal actions of communication and mobilization by social transformation”
#ClimateLitigation
 
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Alice Amorim - iCS
 
"We want the laws to be implemented and for there to be coherence between the assumed commitments. It is an urgent issue, and the role of the judiciary, the Prosecution Office, and the legal community is fundamental so that we are able to move forward”
#ClimateLitigation
 
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AUDIT REPORT
 
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We have published our Audit Report!
Check out all of our financial statements, which were audited in 2018 by Ernst & Young. The document is only available in Portuguese. We will publish an English version soon!
 
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GRANT APPROVED IN JUNE
CBC - Centro Brasil no Clima
Amount Granted: R$ 50.000,00
Duration: 2 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: To participate on the Berlin Conference "Inspiring Action and Enabling Change" by presenting Brazil’s experience in establishing a roadmap to implement the country’s NDC, which involved 537 people and 247 organizations. To learn from the experiences of other countries and report them. To produce a video and a one hour live transmission from the event and a meeting reporting what has been learned at the Conference.
centrobrasilnoclima.org
CONTACT
14, General Dionísio Street - Humaitá
Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
22271-050, Brazil
+55 (21) 3197-6580

 
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