sustainable solutions for the environment in the AM saw model global summit on climate

13 September 2018 - Actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhancement of coastal communities, developed through FAS programs and the Secretary of State for the Environment (Sema), They were exposed to during world meeting in the United States


The improvement of quality of life for people in the Amazon river and conservation of the environment, achieved through initiatives of the Secretary of State for the Environment (Sema) e Fundação Amazonas Sustentável (FAS), They are presented from Wednesday (12) as models of sustainable solutions for the climate, during the Global Summit on Climate Action, What happens to Friday (14) in the city of San Francisco, in California (USA).

Political leaders, scientists, environmental activists and various sectors of civil society are gathered in the Global Action Climate Summit, international event that aims to discuss actions that have worked all over the world to mitigate the effects of climate change. "Solutions to make land use is consistent with the accumulation of carbon in vegetation, for example, what is done in the Bolsa Floresta program, within the Sustainable Development Reserves, They were exposed and discussed ", said the general superintendent of FAS, Virgilio Viana, This event not. The Secretary of State for the Environment (Sema), Marcelo Dutra, also participates in the summit.

are panels, round tables and even art exhibitions on schedule. All for the purpose of alerting society and share good attitudes to control greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), develop healthy energy systems and also protect local populations. "An invitation was made to the FAS presented its social technology to make the valuation of standing forest to be combined with improving the quality of life of coastal communities", said Virgilio Viana.

'Greenhouse gases (GHG)’

One of the debates in which there was the presence of Amazonas was the Conference on Low Emission Solutions, promovida pela Rede de Soluções para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável (SDSN), relationship with the United Nations (UN), in order to discuss actions to reduce the harmful emissions to climate. Are actions such as the Bolsa Floresta, public policy implemented through a partnership between FAS, Sema and Amazon Fund / BNDES reducing forest clearing through income generation 9.610 families within the state.

"There was a great interest in the experience of the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation and the results achieved by us. There have been several opportunities to expand partnerships that are currently being developed, both to new fundraising and in sharing our social technology developed over the past decade ", said Virgilio Viana.

Indian Tariff

There was also participation of the Amazon, by Sema and FAS, the debate on indigenous communities and their action in preserving biodiversity.

“O Amazonas, by FAS, He began a very beautiful experience in protected areas, and this work is one of the structures that can also discuss the indigenous causes”, said the secretary Marcelo Dutra, SEMA.

Sponsored by the California state government, Global Summit on Climate Action is also a local and global response to the recent statements by US President, Donald Trump, that threatened to break the US involvement with the Paris Agreement, where more than 170 countries pledged to take action in favor of the climate and the reduction to zero emissions of greenhouse gases by the year 2020. Despite being restricted to guests, the dome of the schedule can be followed online through social networks like YouTube, Facebook e Twitter.