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Latin American Network on Short Life Climate Pollutants .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: CEDHA (Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente)
  • Topic: Climate change
  • Keywords: Climate Change, Ozone, Tropospheric Ozone, HFC, HFCs, HCFC, HCFCs, Short Life Climate Pollutants, Forcers, Black Carbon, Soot, Methane, Non CO2,
  • Location: Latin America
  • Date of completion: 2012
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Deliverables & Resources
Latin American Network on Short Life Climate Pollutants

Partner(s)

Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente (CEDHA), Argentina
IEMA, Brazil
IDEA, Paraguay
CEMDA, Mexico
AIDA, Latin America - Regional

Description/achievement of initiative

The subscribed organizations commit to collaborating in:

- Promoting the implementation of Article 222 of the Rio + 20 Declaration, in which States commit to: support a gradual phase-down in the consumption and production of HFCs.

This will include specifically:
- Promoting public policies for controlling and monitoring short life climate pollutants;
- Strengthen the local, regional and global work at each of the RACC organizations;
- Promote the exchange of experiences and strategies to influence public policy on short life climate pollutants;
- Coordinate a regional strategy to promote the phaseout of short life climate pollutants

Implementation methodologies

The subscribed organizations shall:

- Promote legislation to control and monitor short life climate pollutants at the municipal, provincial and national levels;
- Promote a regional treaty for the control and monitoring of short life climate pollutants;
- Increase awareness of policy makers and private sector actors on short life climate pollutants and their impact on human health and development;
- Exchange information on the current state of each country with RACC members;
- Exchange information on the state of regional and global situation regarding short life climate pollutants;
- Exchange scientific information on short life climate pollutants;

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Dissemination of information on short life climate pollutants 2012
Virtual library of resources on short life climate pollutants 2012
Model legislation on short life climate pollutants for RACC members and others to submit to their respective legislatures 2012
A dedicated website for the RACC network 2012
Resources
Type Details
Financing (in USD) $1,000
In-kind contribution computer, office supplies, utilities, website
Staff / Technical expertise one person from each partner responsible for initiative
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