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2 Urban sustainability, the big challenge

3 Climate Change Policy PRECEDING Scientific evidences shows changes on the Earth climate caused by the accumulation of greenhouse effects gases in the atmosphere Known and Unkonwn impacts of these changes Urgency of redirectioning the economic, social and environmental development model Sustainability as a pilar of the Strategic Plan of the of Rio de Janeiro Harmonizing objectives and goals of several areas of the government Joint effort by the public sector, private sector and citizens

4 Objectives REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN THE CITY OF RIO Target Reduction of emissions by 8% in 2012 compared with emissions in 2005 (baseline) Suggested target for emission reductions by 16% in 2016 and by 20% in 2020 for discussion with the Legislative Branch and civil society Negotiation to mitigate and compensate CSA emissions Raise awareness for climate change and sustainability

5 RIO already is a metropolis with low emissions per capita in the world (2,3 ton CO 2 /year) Source: Folha de S.Paulo

6 GHG EMISSIONS IN THE CITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO (1998) Source: Inventory (Coppe/UFRJ) Preliminary numbers(2005): 20 millions ton CO 2 Waste Management + Transportation = 73% of city s emissions Total: 12 millions tons of CO 2

7 REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION IN THE CITY OF RIO TWO GROUPS OF ACTIONS CITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO CSA - Cia Steel-industry of the Atlantic - ThyssenKrupp

8 GREENHOUSE GASES EMISSIONS IN RIO DE JANEIRO Projeção preliminar Prefeitura e Coppe/UFRJ

9 UPDATING THE INVENTORY OF RIO S GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION Baseline 2005 Author COPPE/ UFRJ Preliminary results march 2010 Rio de Janeiro was the first city in Latin America to publish an inventory of GHG emissions (1998) The inventory s content foresses Coppe s participation at the detail process of the Action Plan for greenhouse gases emission mitigation and the adoption of measures for climate change adaptation

10 GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION STRATEGY IN RIO FOUR MAIN GROUPS OF ACTIONS CO 2 Mitigation of Large Group Emitters (Waste Management, Transportation) Reforestation and expansion of green areas (Rio Green Capital, 15 minutos Green) Projects and sustainable actions Projects(Ecoefficiency, Construção Civil, Sustainable Strategic) Spreading culture of sustainability and energy efficiency (Public sector, private sector and citizens

11 SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT NEW WASTE TREATMENT CENTER (2011) End of Gramacho s landfill Seropédica - New Waste Treatment Center will gather all 9 mil tons of waste generated by the city per day Emissions reduction of 1,4 millions tons CO 2 /year State of the art tecnology in Brazil Gramacho s landfill sequestration will generate US$ 232 million in carbon credits 15 years after the ending of Gramacho Contract with Petrobras to use biogas for energy Biogas can replace natural gas for energy and industrial purposes

12 REFORESTATION PROGRAM RIO GREEN CAPITAL GREEN BY NATURE 30% of the city s territory is of natural protected areas 29 thousand hectares of forests Investment US$ 15 million

13 REFORESTATION RIO GREEN CAPITAL 15 MINUTES GREEN PROJECT Revitalization of main squares in North Zone 50 squares remodeled Improvement of accessibility and surronding environment Investiment - US$ 6 millions

14 SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY RIO BICYCLE CAPITAL 400 Cycling Lanes Meta Adequate to the city s topography Bicycle as transport, not only leisure Sustainable does not emit CO 2 and pollution, lowers traffic and promotes well being Project coordinated by the Environmental Secretary km

15 SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION STRATEGY Traffic Management Improving Public Transportation ACTIONS Bus lines rationalization Regulation of alternative transportation (Vans) BRT Transcarioca BRT Line C BRT Grota Funda Tunnel Metro Barra South Zone VLT Downtown Green and Biofuels B20 on buses (Fetranspor) Legal and economic incentives to reduce individual motorized traffic Closing of Rio Branco Avenue for cars

16 SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS

17 SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS DRAINAGE OF JACAREPAGUÁ BAY Goal: Environmental recovery of Jacarepagua Bay Investment: US$ 200 million Drainage of 15 rivers: Retiro, Cachoeira (1 e 2), Itanhangá, Amendoeira, Muzema, Papagaio, Sangrador, Covanca, Pechincha, Tindiba, Banca da Velha, São Francisco, Grande e Pequeno e o Córrego da Panela m³ of drainage 600 reforestation hectares (Tijuca e Pedra Branca forests)

18 SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS WEST ZONE SANITATION West Zone: Goal: Sanitation West Zone (AP5), benefiting of 70% of population of this area in less than 10 years Investment : US$ 1 billion Interventions : 1.8 million reached

19 MARVELOUS PORT SUSTAINABILITY ON ITS CORE VLT Downtown ( Rodrigues Alves Avenue) Urban revitalization Green corridor (11 thousand trees) Sanitation (Mangue Canal, River Comprido, Maracanã) Ciclyng lanes

20 MARVELOUS PORT PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY CULTURE AquaRIO Tomorrow s Museum

21 OUTROS SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS OTHER REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS PROJECTS PROJECT Responsible CO² Reduction Budget (LED on Public Lighting) SMO and Clinton Foundation 5 mil ton CO² year US$ 30 million Civil Construction emissions compensations SMAC and SMU 2 mil ton CO² year - LED on traffic lights CET-RIO and Clinton Foundation 1,3 mil ton CO² year US$ 8 million CSA Steel emissions compensations SMAC To be estimated R$ 12 million* (partial) Closing Rio Branco Avenue SMU To be estimated To be estimated

22 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT ECOEFFICIENCY Reducing Hall consumption of: Paper Energy Water Fuel (flex and ethanol vehicles) Recycling program

23 CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION Adapting Civil Defense to Climate Change impacts Preventing and controlling tropical epidemies related to climate change impacts Education programs Adapting Risk management System (SIGERIC) to consider climate change repercussions Development of climate change studies

24 OTHER SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS PROJECT My Home, My Life ACTIONS 100 thousand new homes with solar energy and sanitation; Rio 2016 Zero Carbon 24 million trees to neutralize the Games emissions 100% of waste processed and recycled Urban revitalization Renewable and clean energy World Cup 2014 Zero Carbon Neutralizing emissions Solar energy in Maracanã Stadium (in study) RIO+20 event (2012) Another Earth Summit 20 years after Rio 1992

25 SMALL ACTIONS, BIG IMPACT

26 SMALL ACTIONS, BIG IMPACT Project for sandbank vegetation reintroduction in the Ipanema Beach Rio de Janeiro

27 IPANEMA BEACH

28 IPANEMA BEACH

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30 DECK OF CONSTRUCTION

31 Recicly Projects

32 REDUCTION OF THE SUMMER 60 a 70 ton/day 100 a 180 ton/weekend

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