Municipality of Porto Alegre

Brazil Mayor: Nelson Marchezan Júnior
Summary
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    Population 1409351
  • km 2
    Area 497000.0
  • BRL
    GDP 57 Billion
  • emission
    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Municipality of Porto Alegre

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Stationary energy, Transport, Agriculture, forest and other land use (AFOLU) and Waste management sectors.

 

    Renewable energy target

     

    • The Municipality of Porto Alegre committed to increase its consumption of energy from renewable energy sources in Local Government by 0 MWh by
    • Current consumption of energy from renewable energy source: MWh
    • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity sectors.
    • The Municipality of Porto Alegre committed to increase its consumption of energy from renewable energy sources in Local Government by 0 MWh by
    • Current consumption of energy from renewable energy source: MWh
    • The target is going to be reached by activities in sectors.
    Energy efficiency target

     

    100% Energy efficiency improvement by 2050

    • The Municipality of Porto Alegre committed to increase its energy efficiency in Primary energy and Local Government energy consumption by 100% by 2050 compared to 2016 levels.

    100% Energy efficiency improvement by 2050

    • The Municipality of Porto Alegre committed to increase its energy efficiency in Primary energy and Local Government energy consumption by 100% by 2050 compared to 2016 levels.
    • This target will be achieved in Electricity sectors
    Adaptation and resilience target

     

    Institucionalização da metodologia e do Escritório de Resiliência na nova estrutura administrativa da Prefeitura.

    Estão sendo definidas pela nova administração do município.

    Actions
    Cycling Master Plan - Municipality of Porto Alegre
    • Start year:
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status:

    Incentivate the use of bicycles for transport.

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    Sectors:
    • Transport
    Projeto Integrado Socioambiental - Municipality of Porto Alegre
    • Start year: 2007
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

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    Plano Diretor Cicloviário - Municipality of Porto Alegre
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    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
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    Sectors:
    • Transport
    Código Municipal de Limpeza Urbana - Municipality of Porto Alegre
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    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
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    Integrated Social Environmental Project - Municipality of Porto Alegre
    • Start year: 2007
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    The project will contribute to the improvement of water quality of the Guaíba lake.

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    • Other Emissions
    Compra de área de preservação ambiental - Municipality of Porto Alegre
    • Start year: 2013
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    Acquisition of environmental preservation area - Municipality of Porto Alegre
    • Start year: 2013
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status:

    Creation of a 15 thousand hectares environmental protection area that will be an area of sustainable use protected by the public sector.

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    Inventories
    Community inventories

    GHG emission from Municipality of Porto Alegre
    GHG inventory in
    Government operations inventory

    The Municipality of Porto Alegre has reported 2 government operational inventories, since 2013. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2013, the are identified as key emission sources.

    GHG emission from Municipality of Porto Alegre
    GHG inventory in 2013

    Mayor Nelson Marchezan Júnior
    Municipality of Porto Alegre, Brazil

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    Initiative

    Building Efficiency Accelerator
    Earth Hour City Challenge 2013-2014
    MXCP Signatories
    Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
    Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
    Urban-LEDS
    Earth Hour City Challenge

    Status of compliance

    Compact of Mayors
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