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MAY 2019
 
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SPECIAL URBAN MOBILITY
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Decree establishes the National Plan for Sustainable Urban Mobility in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro (PMUS)
 
VICTORY! Learn about the objectives and guidelines for its implementation, as well as the monitoring, evaluation and periodic review for the realization of the Municipal Policy for Urban Mobility. The PMUS is an indispensable instrument for the sustainable urban development of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro!
 
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ADAPTATION
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"Weather extremes are the new normal"
 
"There is much to do, as a society, in order to reduce the vulnerabilities of the population and the infrastructure to the impacts of extreme weather events. To begin, it is necessary to recognize that we have a problem. We are not prepared to deal with the new climate reality."
Article by Gustavo Pinheiro
 
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ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
 
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Light for the Xingu
 
An exclusive article by IEMA about the XinguSolar project, of the ISA, which installed photovoltaic systems for energy generation in 65 villages, is published on the Catraca Livre website
 
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Brazilian Labeling Program
 
A study by CLASP evaluates the labeling program for air conditioning and the opportunities to increase the energy efficiency in the sector in Brazil
 
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LOW CARBON ECONOMY
 
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MapBiomas Award announces the winners
 
The first edition of the award was a success. The objective was the dissemination of studies about the relationship between the infrastructure of energy and transport and the dynamics of alterations in the coverage and use of the land in Brazil
 
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Finance and sustainable development
 
The second edition of the Sitawi Seminar will shareexperiences about impact investment and responsible investment with national and international representatives from different sectors
 
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TRANSPORT
 
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Hackathon Campinas of Dreams
 
Purpose organizes a marathon with the residents of Campinas to develop creative solutions that promote sustainable mobility
 
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Cities and Bodies
 
Movimento Nossa BH holds a meeting to discuss and propose solutions for the city, taking into consideration the issues of gender, race and climate change
 
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CLIMATE POLICY AND OUTREACH
 
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3 reasons that demonstrate the importance of discussing climate litigation
 
The international event from the series Sustainable Future Dialogues will be on May 9, in Brasilia. The program is now available!
 
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Speaking of climate at the National Congress
 
2019 began as a tsunami in the political agenda, bringing transformations in several departments of the federal government that are involved in the implementation of climate policy in Brazil
Article by Alice Amorim
 
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Workshop of evidence-based research
 
The Igarapé Institute and iCS, with the support of the German Embassy, invite everybody to submit articles about climate and security in Latin America. DEADLINE: May 20
 
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Sub-National Climate Forum
 
National and international experts debate current and future perspectives in relation to the themes of adaptation and mitigation of climate change
 
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COMMUNICATIONS
 
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GRANTS APPROVED IN APRIL
CPI – Climate Policy Initiative - Brasil
Amount Granted: R$ 409,000.00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Energy
Proposal of the Grant: To deepen the analysis of empirical data on energy consumption and productivity at relevant industrial activities, and to identify loopholes in public policies for their energy efficiency increase. From the analysis CPI plans to convene decision makers and stakeholders from industry, government, academy and civil society, to identify recommendations tackling barriers for energy efficiency in the sector.
climatepolicyinitiative.org/brazil
GBC Brasil - Green BuildingCouncil
Amount Granted: R$ 280,000.00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Energy
To consolidate the Zero Energy program from Green Building Council Brazil, finalizing capacity building and starting new fundraising activities.
www.gbcbrasil.org.br
LABMOB-PROURB - Laboratório de Mobilidade UFRJ
Amount Granted: R$ 175,000.00
Duration: 12 months
Portfolio: Transport
Proposal of the Grant:To reduce the emissions through the modal transfer, focusing on cycling mobility which will be studied as from three research lines: i) an exploratory approach, in which will be studied the cycle logistic universe in operation in São Paulo; ii) mapping the sharing of bike services in Brazil exploiting partnership models; iii) use data in a case study – axis of the Faria Lima avenue in São Paulo.
www.labmob.org
Tricontinental Editora LTDA – ME
Amount Granted: R$ 5,000.00
Duration: 6 months
Portfolio: Climate Policy and Outreach
Proposal of the Grant: To support the edition of the online and printed magazine Eco.21, which addresses environmental information at the global level.
www.eco21.com.br
CONTACT
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Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
22271-050, Brazil
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