February 9, 2021

LEDS Lab ends cycle in Brazil and Colombia

The results of LEDS Lab were summarized in a Guide to Developing Bankable Climate Action Projects To help improve the installed capacity of city halls in […]
January 4, 2021

Brazil: Betim and Sorocaba launch Climate Risk Analysis and GHG Emissions Inventory

The Climate Risk Analysis and GHG Emissions are a part of the strategy to support climate action in the cities for the coming years Betim and […]
December 22, 2020

Fortaleza and Recife launch Local Action Plans with ambitious climate goals

The effects of climate change are experienced at the local level in urban areas. Events such as heavy rains that cause floods and landslides or an […]
September 15, 2020

Third Multilevel Dialogue on the climate agenda brings together national and local governments, and civil organizations

Recommendations for an integrated Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) System with national and local governments In August, ICLEI South America and the government of the State […]
September 9, 2020

Youth involved in building the Local Climate Action Plan in Brazil

Young people from Fortaleza and Recife participate in climate discussions about the actions that will be implemented in both cities To ensure that young people have […]
August 14, 2020

Porto Alegre presents municipal policy of reverse logistics

In July, the city of Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, presented the Municipal Reverse Logistics Policy, which legislates the disposal and destination of […]
August 3, 2020

LEDS Lab promotes a series of webinars to improve South American city halls’ installed capacity in developing low carbon bankable projects

In the context of Urban-LEDS II implementation in Brazil, ICLEI South America held a series of webinars on technical and financial viability of low carbon municipal […]
February 4, 2020

Recife and Belo Horizonte advance in the implementation of energy efficiency projects with LEDS Lab initiative

Recife and Belo Horizonte will be the first among the eight Brazilian cities participating in the Urban-LEDS II project to receive technical support from the LEDS […]
November 27, 2019

Urban-LEDS cities will come together in Madrid to scale up local implementation of the Paris Agreement at the COP25

On 12 December Urban-LEDS II, together with partnering projects Connecting Nature and CLEVER City projects are coming together in Madrid for a joint working session alongside […]
November 20, 2019

Recife becomes first Brazilian city to declare climate emergency

Recife is the first Brazilian city to adopt a decree declaring a Global Climate Emergency. The declaration was signed by Mayor Geraldo Julio and announced at […]
July 2, 2019

Fortaleza’s Climate Action Plan as case study of delegation from USA’s Northeastern University (in Portuguese)

With a proposal to dive into and review the Climate Action Plan and make recommendations for update with focus on sustainable energy, a group of 20 […]
June 30, 2019

Recife takes lead in the ICLEI network in South America (in Portuguese)

The mayor of Recife, Geraldo Júlio, drew international attention to climate issues in Brazil by raising climate commitment in one of Brazil’s largest cities. With its […]
June 28, 2019

Urban-LEDS city Fortaleza receives representatives of International Development Cooperation from the European Commission

On 28 June 2019, the Deputy Mayor of Fortaleza – Moroni Torgan, accompanied by the Secretary of Urbanization and Environment – Águeda Muniz, received the Director-General […]
June 10, 2019

Registration opened for ICLEI’s online training on GHG emissions inventory elaboration (in Portuguese)

Registration for participation in the online training on Municipal GHG emissions inventory that will start next Monday July 17 is opened. The three days training is […]
March 14, 2019

XVI National Meeting explores Sustainable Energy and Innovation in Brazilian Capitals (in Portuguese)

The Municipality of Florianópolis, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and ICLEI South America will hold from 14 – 16 April 2019, the XVI National Meeting of the Forum […]
December 18, 2018

Urgent needs for financial alternatives to accelerate LEDS in South America (in Spanish)

Ante la urgencia por la acción climática, las ciudades necesitan seguir trabajando para desbloquear la aceleración de estrategias de bajo carbono. En América del Sur, Proyecto […]