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- Hello world!on May 31, 2011 in UncategorizedWelcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
- A Computer Waste Bill for Rio Grande do Sulon Oct 2, 2009 in Electronic/Electrical Equipment Waste & Recycling ABNT Brasil Brazil computers CONAMA e-lixo e-scrap e-waste EU European Union informática informatics information technology Mato Grosso Paraná RAEE residuos Rio de Janeiro Rio Grande do Sul São Paulo SEMA União Europea waste WEEEA bill on information technology (IT) waste has been introduced in the state legislative of the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul (RS) that is similar to a law adopted in 2008 by its neighbor, Paraná. The bill would require producers, di...
- IEA Proposes Ways to Decarbonize Power & Cut Energy Intensity in Industryon Oct 1, 2009 in Chemicals Climate Change Energy & the Environment acero alumínio aluminum cambio climático carbon market carbon storage cement cemento chemicals China eficiencia energética energia nuclear energía renovable Energy Efficiency gases de efecto invernadero greenhouse gases IEA India industria industry iron Kyoto Protocol low-carbon energy technology Mexico nuclear power OECD papel paper petrochemicals petroquímicos power generation químicos renewable energy South Africa steelFrom the International Energy Agency (IEA): IEA proposes approaches to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the key sectors, industry and power “In the global fight against climate change, the industry and power sectors both play a key role,” said No...
- IDB Support for Colombia’s Climate Change Work / BID apoya esfuerzos de Colombia sobre el cambio climáticoon Oct 1, 2009 in Climate Change Energy Efficiency Health Issues Marine/Coastal Issues Renewable Sources agricultura agriculture Barranquilla BID Buenaventura calentamiento global cambio climático carbon markets Caribbean Caribe Cartagena clean development mechanism climate change mitigation coastal zone management Colombia dam reservoirs dengue desertificación desertification droughts El Niño embalses energía renovable enfermedades transmisibles flooding gases de efecto invernadero global warming greenhouse gases health hydroelectric power IDB La Niña malaria mecanismo de desarrollo limpio mercados de carbono mitigación del cambio climático rainfall renewable energy salud pública sea level rise sequías zona costeraFrom the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB): IDB supports Colombia’s climate change agenda Reforms linked to new loan will help reduce vulnerability to climate change and take advantage of emerging carbon markets Colombia will implement an...
- World Bank: Climate Change Adaptation Could Cost $75-100 bn/yr / Banco Mundial: la adaptación al cambio climático costará US$75.000-100.000 millones al añoon Sep 30, 2009 in Climate Change adaptación al cambio climático América Latina Asia oriental Banco Mundial Caribbean Caribe climate change adaptation EACC East Asia ecosystem services environment Latin America MDGs medio ambiente Netherlands Países Bajos Reino Unido servicios ecosistémicos Sub-Saharan Africa Suiza Switzerland UK World BankFrom the World Bank: Adapting to Climate Change to Cost US$75-100 Billion a year New global estimate for cost of adaptation to climate change in developing countries The costs of adaptation to climate change in developing countries will be in the...
- Caribbean Public Health Authority on Track for Launch in 2010
- More Brazilian States Opt for Smoke-Free Environmentson Sep 29, 2009 in Tobacco Control açougues Amazonas ambientes de trabalho bakeries bancos banks bares bars bibliotecas boates Brasil Brazil casas de espetáculos Ceará centros comerciais children cinemas condomínios condominiums drogarias e-cigarretes electronic cigarettes escolas espaços de exposições exhibition spaces farmácias ferries food courts hoteis hotels inns instituições de saúde lanchonetes libraries luncheonettes museums museus nightclubs padarias Paraná pharmacies planes pousadas praças de alimentação pregnant women public transport repartições públicas restaurantes restaurants Rio de Janeiro São Paulo schools shopping centers supermercados táxis teatros theaters transporte coletivo vehicles veículos viaturas oficiais workplacesThe push for smoke-free environments continues to march across Brazilian states — how long before federal legislators decide to extend such protections nationwide? Today the governors of the southern state of Paraná (PR) and the western state...
- A Global Initiative on Efficient Lightingon Sep 26, 2009 in Climate Change Electronic/Electrical Equipment Energy Efficiency Achim Steiner Australia Bhutan cambio climático CFLs China compact fluorescents Cote d’Ivoire dimming switches eficiencia energética European Union gases de efecto invernadero GEF greenhouse gases incandescent light bulbs Ireland Jordan kerosene lâmpadas LED lámparas fluorescentes compactas lámparas incandescentes LED lamps light bulbs lighting Mauritania mercurio mercury Morocco Osram Philippines Philips PNUMA solid state lighting UNDP UNEP VietnamFrom the Global Environment Facility (GEF): Lighting Up the Climate Change Challenge A new global initiative to accelerate the uptake of low energy light bulbs and efficient lighting systems was launched today by the Global Environment Facility and...
- A WEEE Bill for Amazonason Sep 26, 2009 in Electronic/Electrical Equipment Waste & Recycling Amazonas Bahia batteries Brasil Brazil computers e-lixo e-waste eletrodomésticos EPR extended producer responsibility household appliances labeling lixo tecnologico magnetized products Manaus monitors Paraná peripherals Pernambuco pilhas RAEE reciclagem recycling rotulagem São Paulo televisions WEEEThis week Amazonas (AM) became the latest state in which a bill on “technological trash” (lixo tecnologico or e-lixo) – the Brazilians nickname for what is known elsewhere as WEEE or e-waste — has been introduced. Unlike bi...
- Prospects for Jatropha-based Biodiesel in LAC