SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: City-level Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
This Spotlight presents an overview of some of the most important organisations supporting climate change adaptation and mitigation in Latin American cities.
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GUIDE
City-level Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
Latin American cities are under increasing pressure from rapid urbanisation, while current impacts and potential threats from climate change are further exposing municipal vulnerabilities. City planners are responding to these...
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BRIEFS
Rio de Janeiro City’s Early Warning System for Heavy Rain
The city of Rio de Janeiro has developed a highly efficient early warning system (EWS) that is having an impressive impact after just three years in operation. The measures employed...
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BRIEFS
Capitalising on Public Transport: Reducing GHG Emissions in Latin American Cities
Energy efficient modes of transport - like Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems, bicycles and electric taxis - are providing an effective means for reducing urban greenhouse gas emissions in Latin...
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BRIEFS
Turning Waste Into Resources: Latin America’s Waste-to-Energy Landfills
Waste management is typically viewed as a resource intensive activity. Yet some urban areas in Latin America have managed to turn this idea on its head by converting waste into...
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BRIEFS
City-level Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: The Case of Quito, Ecuador
The City of Quito is successfully mainstreaming innovative adaptation practices into development planning under a participative management platform. So how has it been possible to push forward these reforms?
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