2°C

Rise in the global temperature by 2050 would have an impact of 100 trillion USD annually. Source: Inter-American Development Bank. 2013

9%

of global greenhouse gas emissions come from Latin America, but the region is highly vulnerable to climate change. Source: ECLAC 2014 and Climate Data explorer

1.5%

to 5% of GDP if the temperature were to increase 2.5°C above the historical average. Source: ECLAC 2014

6

countries in the region have seen their forests increase in size: Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, and Uruguay. Source: ConexiónCop

Our Vision

Generar las condiciones para que América Latina implemente las metas definidas por los países en el Acuerdo de París y la acción climática pre-2020 facilitando el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible.

Promover la acción climática de todos los actores por medio del fomento de la innovación y la implementación de políticas y compromisos climáticos

OurAlliances

UNESCO

UNESCO and a network of 12 universities and research centers: Coordination and execution of the Centro Regional de Cambio Climático y Toma de Decisiones.

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Plataforma Climática Latinoamericana (Latin American Platform on Climate Change Participation)

Plataforma Climática Latinoamericana (Latin American Platform on Climate Change Participation as founding members of the network of leading organizations addressing climate change in Latin America.

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Skoll Foundation

Partner in a strategic alliance (2009-2015) to advance efforts to mitigate climate change by preserving the Amazon Biome.

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Red Argentina de Municipios frente al Cambio Climático (Argentine Network of Municipalities Facing Climate Change - RAMCC):

Collaboration on the Declaratoria de Municipios Latinoamericanos (Declaration of Latin American Municipalities) at COP21.

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Observatorio Do Clima

Development of Sistema de Estimativas de Emissões de Gases de Efeito Estufa (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimate System - SEEG) in Brazil.

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Climate and Land Use Alliance

Development of Sistema de Estimativas de Emissões de Gases de Efeito Estufa (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimate System - SEEG) in Brazil.

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Latin America Regional Climate Initiative (LARCI)

Development of Sistema de Estimativas de Emissões de Gases de Efeito Estufa (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimate System - SEEG) in Brazil.

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Oak Foundation

Development of Sistema de Estimativas de Emissões de Gases de Efeito Estufa (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimate System - SEEG) in Brazil.

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Grupo de Financiamiento Climático para América Latina y el Caribe (Climate Financing Group for Latin America and the Caribbean - GFLAC)

Participation as members of the advisory committee.

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Confederación Latinoamericana de Organizaciones Comunitarias de Servicios de Agua y Saneamiento (Latin American Confederation of Community Water and Sanitation Organizations - CLOCSAS)

Promotion of the Declaratoria por el Acceso al Agua (Declaration for Access to Water).

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Avina Americas helped to solidify an alliance with The Mosaic Company Foundation to support the Earth Security Index in 2014.

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