Latin America and the Caribbean

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The objective of Argentina’s current NDC is to reduce emissions and improve resilience to climate change in the context of development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Chile’s first NDC wasis to reduce CO2 emissions per gross domestic product (GDP) unit by up to 30-45% below 2007 levels by 2030. In addition, Chile has committed to sustainable development and the recovery of 100,000 hectares of forest land, mainly native, which will reduce carbon emissions by an annual equivalent of around 600,000 of CO2 as of 2030.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Colombia’s NDC is to move the country toward a low-carbon economy and carbon neutrality. It also seeks to increase Colombia’s resilience as a country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Costa Rica´s NDC is to focus its climate change actions on increasing society’s resilience to the impact of climate change and strengthening the country’s capacity for low-emission development in the long-term.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Ecuador’s INDC defines policies, actions and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and increase resilience and decrease vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change in priority mitigation and adaptation sectors.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Guatemala’s NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual and reduce the country's vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Paraguay’ first NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual (BAU) and reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Peru’s NDC is to implement mitigation and adaptation measures based on national circumstances and capacities and in line with national goals for economic development and poverty reduction

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Trinidad and Tobago’s NDC is to achieve a reduction objective in overall emissions from three target sectors - power generation, transportation and industry - by 15% by 2030 from business-as-usual (BAU), which is based on its Carbon Reduction Strategy.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of the media sensitization was to enhance the capabilities of journalists in reporting on climate change issues, initiatives and impacts through a fundamental understanding of the underlying issues associated with the phenomena, including its wide-ranging implications for society and what is being done to address it globally and particularly in Trinidad and Tobago.

Posted on October 10, 2019

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Around 4,000 people from all over the region and many other countries participated in the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW 2019) which took place in Climate City, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

Posted on August 26, 2019

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Interview with Martin Antony Bristol, Head of the Project Management Office, Ministry of the Presidency, on Guyana's fight against climate change.

Posted on August 20, 2019

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Colombia approved an agreement on the action plan for the Intersectoral Climate Change Commission (CICC) for 2019-2020 and establishing the Guide for Formulating and Implementing Comprehensive Sectoral Climate Change Management Plans (PIGCCS).

Posted on August 14, 2019

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Trevor Thompson, Acting Chief Land Use Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Lands of Grenada explains Granada's approach for social inclusion.

Posted on August 14, 2019