Learn about projects and events, related to climate change, that CBC is actively participating.

In preparations for April's climate summit, Brazilian governors send a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden

The document has already been signed by 22 Governors concerned about the national climate crisis. The objective is to foster the conditions for Brazil to become "the largest decarbonization economy on the planet". The letter will be sent to President Biden prior to the Climate Leaders Summit, scheduled for April 22nd.

Webinar with leading environmentalist representatives to advance the climate agenda in 2020

Centro Brasil no Clima holds meeting with leading environmentalist representatives to advance the climate agenda in 2020


From November 2018 to October 2019, CBC worked with SPIPA (Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement) in a project intending to collaborate with the achievement of Brazilian Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).

Capixaba Climate Change Forum 2019

The forum was created in September to promote cooperation and dialogue among the different sectors of society and face problems related to climate change and its social, environmental, and economic consequences.

Amapaense Climate Change and Environmental Services Forum 2019

Centro Brasil no Clima was at Amapaense Climate Change Environmental Services Forum meeting in September. The forum aims to mobilize society to discuss and take a position on climate change and conservation of environmental services.

CBC Seminar

Centro Brasil no Clima presented at a seminar the results of two projects in partnership with ICAT (Initiative for Climate Action Transparency) and SPIPA (Strategic Partnerships for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement). Both also have the participation of Coppe/UFRJ.

Brazilian States fo Climate Action - Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2019

In partnership with ICLEI and ABEMA, the Centro Brasil no Clima hosted a side event during Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week. The objective was to discuss the involvement of Brazilian states and local governments of major cities in the adaptation and mitigation actions, which are fundamental to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Alagoano Climate Change Forum 2019

Alagoas took the first step to create a Climate Change Forum. The meeting with representatives of Secretariat of Environment and Water Resources of Alagoas (Semarh) discussed the "Low Carbon Economy Acceleration Platform" project.

Pernambucano Climate Change Forum 2019

The meeting coordinated by the Secretariat of Environment and Sustainability (Semas) had the purpose of reactivating the Pernambucano Climate Change Forum.

Governors for Climate Change

The subnational governance council has eighteen states represented, which discuss at each meeting about the role states can play in the Brazilian NDC, both in mitigation and adaptation.

Global NDC Conference 2019

The Global NDC conference had the objective of taking stock of how countries are going on with the NDCs, National Determined Contribution. The event was at Germany, and Centro Brasil no Clima presented the Initial Proposal of Brazilian NDC.

Climate Forum, 2019

The purpose of the Climate Forum 2019 was to discuss the role of subnational climate action and assess where we stand - both globally and nationally - regarding adaptation and mitigation of Climate Change at the beginning of 2019. To know more, please click in the link below.

The Rio Climate Challenge 2017

Celebrating Rio 92 Earth Summit 25 th anniversary

The "Ratify Now!" Campaing 

In 2016, the CBC designed and launched, in partnership with “SOS Mata Atlântica”, a campaign known as Ratify Now! (“Ratifica já!”), which had the objective of ratifying theParis Agreement by the National Congress and the President in the record time of two months. As a result Brazil became the first country to ratify the agreement.

Implementation of the NDC 

The Initial Proposal for the Implementation of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) by Brazil was presented in 2018, as an input for the elaboration of a Brazilian NDC- which main objective is to deliver the climatic conditions assumed internationally by the country up to 2030. Know more below.

CBC at the Paris Climate Conference

The COP 21 or the Paris Climate Conference led to a new international climate agreement known as the Paris agreement, applicable to all countries, aiming to keep global warming below 2°C. Brazil became the first country to ratify that agreement, a position that strengthened the country’s role in international climate negotiations.

Brazil Carbon Zero 2060

There is a forecast that the necessary measures for Brazil to become a carbon neutral country - with zero emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) - will happen by the year 2060. The study “Brazil Carbon Zero 2060” was presented to the President in December 2018 and covers mitigation, adaptation and a long term vision. 

Support to FBMC

The Executive Director of the Brazilian Climate Center (CBC), Alfredo Sirkis, was appointed on October 28th 2016, as the Executive Coordinator of the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change (FBMC), a forum for both civil society and the public sector.

Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities 

In 2018, the CBC also handed to President Michel Temer the document entitled "Climate Change, Risks and Opportunities", gathering strategic information on both risks and opportunities that climate change represents to Brazil in the current scenario. To access the full document click the link below.

Positive Pricing of Carbon Reduction 

Brazil has submitted to the UNFCCC, in the COP 20, in Lima, in 2014, a proposal to recognize “the social and economic value of emissions reduction and the need to consider them as units of convertible financial value.” Know more about the work of CBC on Positive pricing of carbon reduction. 

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