Municipality of Diadema
Brazil

Population: 406718
Area of jurisdiction: 31 km2

Commitments

  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

Performance

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

Mitigation actions

New Greenspaces with Open-Air Gymnasiums and Tree Planting
The city government created four new plazas as greenspaces for the people of Diadema, featuring open-air workout equipment. New green areas were built or revitalized from May to September 2012 in city neighborhoods; 2300 new trees were planted citywide. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Solar Water Heating and Conservation at Four Schools and the Polyclinic
The city government provided four more early-education schools and a new polyclinic featuring solar water heating and technology that helps control water consumption, affording an up-to-20% savings. Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Diadema’s First Bike Paths
he city government has begun implementation of bike paths that allow cyclists to circulate along city streets on Sundays and holidays, offering citizens another option for sports, healthy community life and environmental protection. Installation of such bicycle-only lanes are envisioned citywide. Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Fiscal/Financial mechanism
Status In progress
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Municipal Mass Transit System Timing Unification
This program enhances user appeal among Diadema public transit riders. An electronic card allows riders board buses at any point throughout the city and avoid trips to the Central Terminal; transfers are allowed within a fifty-minute window and at no additional cost. Accessibility, low fares and quality have greatly improved public transportation ridership. Start year  
Sector Transport
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Transfer Station
A new garbage receiving and transfer station was constructed for Diadema, a 2,290.16 m²-area that replaces the previous 400 m²-area, and features a biological filtering system that eliminates odors and dark organic materials decomposition fluids (lixiviates), which are transferred to a water and runoff treatment plant for recapture and reuse. The station benefits the environment as well as the surrounding neighborhood and community. Start year 2012
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Water-Loss Reduction, Water-Appreciation and Environmental Education/Awareness Program
The local Diadema water company and its environmental team conducted workshops with civil-society and student organizations to train “waste-fighting agents.” The program includes a “water house” in which children really get to know how this essential liquid is distributed as well as how to conserve it. Environmental education activities are expected to involve participation from nearly 7000 individuals. Start year 2012
Sector Water Resources
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Mananciais Growth Acceleration Program
30% of Diadema’s territory is made up of environmental reserves, but these are irregularly occupied by some 60 thousand individuals in communities within the Represa Billings district. With support from the federal government’s Growth Acceleration Program, a plan was implemented for the partial ecological recuperation of these areas, to improve housing through infrastructure and environmental health measures, and to create municipal parks that benefit more than four thousand families in eleven local village communities. Start year 2012
Sector Terrestrial Ecosystems
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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