City of Bucaramanga

Colombia
Summary
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    Population 525119
  • km 2
    Area 165.0
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    GDP N/A
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Targets

Targets by City of Bucaramanga

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Actions
Improving solid residues treatment - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city wants to improve the treatment for solid residues by defining plans and programs for using solid residues that include recycling practises, reutilisation, and separating in the source as well as developing awareness campaigns in order to increase sensitivity

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Formulate and execute an institutional strengthening program in subjects of air quality and emissions - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city for improving its air quality wants to formulate and execute a programs that strenghtens the insitutions in subjects such as air quality and emissions management

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Formulate a program to update de Air Quality Verifying System - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city wants to improve air quality, to achieve this they have a plan of updating the existing program for controlling air quality (SVCA for its spanish initials)

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Formulation and implementation of instruments for mitigation and adaptation to climate change - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city wants to develop plans of adaptation and mitigation of Climate Change as well as implement priority interventions. Its final objectives are: Having plans of mitigation with commitments of sectoral reductions, having an effective plan for adaptation to climate change and climate variability, and establishing the number of years left with a positive water balance.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
  • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  • Waste
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Long-term solutions for the final deposition of solid residues - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city has a plan to find long term solutions for their final deposition of solid residues, by designing and restructuring the actual scheme of final regional deposition

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Substitution of public lightning - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

With the support of Findeter an energy efficient project is being developed. It consists of substituting street lights of high pressure vapour sodium to LED. The benefits of this project consists of reduction in electricity costs and reduction of GHG emissions.

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
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Make the GHG emissions inventory - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

The city in the past has calculated its GHG emissions inventory through the methodology IPCC, however they didn't evaluate all variables and sectors in this occasion, for this reason they are doing to do it again taking into account this variables and sectors

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
  • Transport
  • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
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Community and social participation for risk management - City of Bucaramanga
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

The city is well aware of the importance of understanding that risk management involves knowledge of threats and weaknesses as well as prevention and disaster response. Taking this into account the environmental authority in 2011 trained 171 citizens in these subjects.

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Inventories
Community inventories

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Earth Hour City Challenge
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