Municipality of Contagem

Population: 613815
Area of jurisdiction: 195 km2


  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets


Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Air-Quality Monitoring
In conjunction with state government agencies, an automated air quality monitoring station was established. The municipal government provides permanent security, maintenance and operating conditions. The goal of the station is to is to strengthen an optimized monitoring network along the Belo Horizonte-Betim axis, cities that lie to the east and west of Contagem, respectively. Participating Organizations: The State Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the State Environmental Foundation Start year 2011
Sector Other Emissions
Type Assessment/Research
Status Completed
The “Green Brigade”
The project calls for active citizen-participation tree planting, undertaken during the rainy season, in city public spaces and parks. At the same time, awareness is increased among local residents who are encouraged to reflect on this urban project’s importance. Participating Organizations: Rede Globo Start year 2011
Sector Other Emissions
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress

Adaptation actions