City of Bucaramanga

Colombia
Summary
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    Population 525119
  • km 2
    Area 165.0
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    GDP N/A
  • emission
    Targets by 2022 Reduce 30% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by City of Bucaramanga

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The City of Bucaramanga has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 30% of per capita/ per GDP emissions by 2022 compared to 2012 emission level.

 

    Local Government
     

Actions
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
local action
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)
local action
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
local action
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
local action
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)
local action
Inventories
Community inventories

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Government operations inventory

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Earth Hour City Challenge
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