Links Internacionais

American Metereological Society
Consultado em: 30/07/14
The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.


Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento – BID
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários:A long-standing initiative of the Latin American countries, the Inter-American Development Bank was established in 1959 as a development institution with novel mandates and tools. Its lending and technical cooperation programs for economic and social development projects went far beyond the mere financing of economic projects that was customary at the time.


Belgian JI / CDM tender
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: To be launched early 2005.


Bio Carbon Fund
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Since 2000, the World Bank Group, through its Prototype Carbon Fund (PCF), and Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF) has pioneered the development of project-based flexibility mechanisms to generate potential GHG emission reduction credits. The BioCarbon Fund proposes to use the successful PCF and CDCF model to expand the reach of carbon finance to ecosystem and land management projects.


California Climate Change Portal 
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Página do Portal sobre Mudanças Climáticas do Estado da Califórnia (EUA), contém links para o inventário estadual de emissão de gases de efeito estufa e outros documentos relacionados.


Carbon Disclosure Project


Carbon Finance at The World Bank
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The World Bank, in collaboration with the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), intends to create a new fund to provide carbon finance through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF) will link small-scale projects seeking carbon finance with companies, governments, foundations, and NGOs seeking to improve the livelihoods of local communities and obtain verified emission reductions (ERs).


Carbon Finance Unit – The World Bank (BioCarbon) PCF – Prototype Carbon Fund
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The PCF, with the operational objective of combating climate change, aspires to promote the Bank’s tenet of sustainable development, demonstrate the possibilities of public/private partnerships, and offer a “learning-by-doing” opportunity to its stakeholders.


Carbon sequestration Leadership Forum
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum is an international climate change initiative that is focused on development of improved cost-effective technologies for the separation and capture of carbon dioxide for its transport and long-term safe storage.


CDM Bazaar
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The UNFCCC CDM Bazaar is a Web-based facility which serves as a platform for exchange of information on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project opportunities.


Center for Internaional Climate and Environment Research ( CICERO)
Consultado em: 30/07/14
CICERO (Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo), founded by the Norwegian government in 1990, is an independent research center associated with the University of Oslo. CICERO’s mandate is twofold: to both conduct research and provide information about issues of climate change.


Chicago Climate Exchange
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Chicago Climate Exchange® (CCX®) is a greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction and trading pilot program for emission sources and offset projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Projects also include Brazil. CCX® is a self-regulatory, rulesbased exchange designed and governed by CCX® Members.


Climate Action Network (CAN)
Consultado em: 30/07/14
The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 287 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.


Climate Ark
Consultado em: 30/07/14
The ClimateArk is a Climate Change Portal and Search Engine dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.


Climate Change Knowlodge Network
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Climate Change Knowledge Network (CCKN) came together in 1998 to increase the exchange of knowledge and research expertise between developed and developing countries on climate change-related activities and to make this knowledge accessible to all countries of the world.


Climate Change – Pembina Institute
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Pembina Institute’s Climate Change Program is based in Ottawa, just steps from Parliament Hill. Our mandate is to analyse and research Canadian greenhouse gas reduction policies, and to advocate for effective government action on climate change.


Climate Hot Map
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is pleased to offer a new, interactive way to learn about the local consequences of global warming. The Climate Hot Map allows you to travel the world, exploring the places (or “hot spots”) where scientists have gathered evidence for climate changes that are already underway and where they are now assessing the risks associated with further warming.


Climate Strategies 
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Climate Strategies is an international, not-for-profit organisation that convenes networks of leading academic experts around specific climate change policy challenges. From this it offers rigorous, independent research to governments and the full range of stakeholders, in Europe and beyond.


climatefundsupdate.org


Climate Kids
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Climate Kids is produced by the Earth Science Communications Team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology.


Climate Vision
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Climate VISION—Voluntary Innovative Sector Initiatives: Opportunities Now—is a Presidential public-private partnership initiative launched by the Department of Energy on February 12, 2003, to contribute to the President’s goal of reducing GHG intensity. Other agencies participating in Climate VISION include the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, and Department of the Interior.


Ecosystem Marketplace
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Ecosystem Marketplace is the place where providers and beneficiaries of ecosystem services get together to capture the value associated with ecosystem services. We provide a coordinated and informative platform for users and providers of ecosystem services to meet and communicate. Furthermore, we improve the quality and value of ecosystem transactions by providing up-to-date information, news, and expertise.


EPA’s Climate Change
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: EPA’s climate change programs and activities are an integral part of the Agency’s mission to protect human health and the environment. EPA’s Climate Change Web site offers the public the most current and accurate information on the broad issue of climate change.


European Commission – Climate Action
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Directorate-General for Climate Action (“DG CLIMA”) was established in February 2010, climate change being previously included in the remit of DG Environment of the European Commission. It leads international negotiations on climate, helps the EU to deal with the consequences of climate change and to meet its targets for 2020, as well as develops and implements the EU Emissions Trading System.


Fresh Energy
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Fresh Energy is a nonprofit organization leading the transition to a clean, efficient and fair energy system. Fresh Energy works to enhance our economy, protect human health and communities, restore our environment, and establish energy independence.


Global Climate Change – NASA 
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: NASA’s role is to provide data needed to understand and model Earth’s climate, which can help policymakers make informed decisions on steps to mitigate global change and its effects.


Global Environment Facility
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Global Environment Facility (GEF), established in 1991, helps developing countries fund projects and programs that protect the global environment. GEF grants support projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer, and persistent organic pollutants.


Hotspot – Can Europe
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of over 365 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government, private sector and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. CAN is based on trust, openness and democracy.


Institute of Development Studies
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: IDS is an internationally-renowned centre for research and teaching on development, established in 1966. IDS also hosts many innovative information and knowledge management services.


Institute of Development Studies  – Climate Change and Development Centre
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: We are a growing group working on climate change and development. We collaborate with other research, knowledge management and communication experts across IDS, the University of Sussex and a strong network of partners in developing countries through the Climate Change and Development Centre (CCDC).


Inter –American Institute for Global Change Research
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The IAI is an intergovernmental organization supported by 19 countries in the Americas dedicated to pursuing the principles of scientific excellence, international cooperation, and the open exchange of scientific information to increase the understanding of global change phenomena and their socio-economic implications.


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The role of the IPCC is to assess on a comprehensive, objective, open and transparent basis the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant to understanding the scientific basis of risk of human-induced climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation. The IPCC does not carry out research nor does it monitor climate related data or other relevant parameters. It bases its assessment mainly on peer reviewed and published scientific/technical literature.


International Emissions Trading Association
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: IETA work for the development of an active, global greenhouse gas market, consistent across national boundaries and involving all flexibility mechanisms: the Clean Development Mechanism, Joint Implementation and emissions trading; the creation of systems and instruments that will ensure effective business participation.


International Energy Agency
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: An intergovernmental body committed to advancing security of energy supply, economic growth and environmental sustainability through energy policy co-operation.


International Gas Union
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: It is an worldwide non-profit organisation registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the Secretariat located in Hoersholm, Denmark. The objective of IGU is to promote the technical and economic progress of the gas industry.


International Institute for Environment and Development  (IIED)– Climate Change Department
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The climate change department of The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) works to limit the impact of global warming and climate change on developing countries. In collaboration with the University of East Anglia and Stockholm University, IIED also maintains a bulletin called Tiempo that covers global warming, climate change, sea-level rise and issues related to climate change and the developing world.


International Institute for Sustainable Development – IISD
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Established in 1990, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that acts as a policy research institute working towards effective communication of its findings, engaging decision-makers in government, business, NGOs and other sectors in the development and implementation of policies that are simultaneously beneficial to the global economy, the global environment and to social well-being.


Monitoring the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol
Consultado em: 30/07/14
CDM Watch is a non-profit organisation that monitors the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), analyses CDM projects and provides a clearinghouse for information on CDM projects and CDM related issues and developments. We are based in Bali, Indonesia.


National Institute for Environmental Studies
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: National Institute for Environmental Studies has played a central role in environmental research in Japan. One special characteristic of the institute is its structure that allows us to tackle environmental issues in an integrated way. Our researchers collaborate in a wide range of fields, from the basic sciences, engineering, agriculture and fisheries sciences to medicine, pharmacology, and economics.


Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The OECD aims to assist countries to implement effective and efficient policies to address climate change by conducting policy-relevant research and analysis. Mitigation of GHG emissions, adaptation policies, analysis of the connections between sustainability and climate change, and incentives and possible approaches to achieve long-term policy objectives are essential elements of the programm.


PNUD – Programa das Nações Unidas para o Meio Ambiente
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Ojetivos/Comentários: UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners.


Pointcarbon
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Point Carbon is the leading global provider of independent analysis, news, market intelligence and forecasting for the emerging carbon emission markets.


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development. Researchers from the natural and social sciences work together to generate interdisciplinary insights and to provide society with sound information for decision making. The main methodologies are systems and scenarios analysis, modelling, computer simulation, and data integration.


Programa de mudanças climáticas do Canadá


Railway Mobility
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Keep Kyoto on track.


RealClimate
Consultado em: 30/07/14
is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. We aim to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary. The discussion here is restricted to scientific topics and will not get involved in any political or economic implications of the science.


SGS Climate Change Programme
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: SGS runs a climate change programme that provides validation and verification services for both projects and legal entities. SGS combines management system audit experience with technical expertise to provide competent and independent verification teams. SGS is active in GHG emission validation and verification worldwide.


SOLAR TODAY
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: SOLAR TODAY is an award-winning bimonthly magazine that covers all solar technologies, from photovoltaics to climate-responsive buildings to wind power and biomass. Regular topics include building case studies, energy policy and community-scale projects.


South South North
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: SouthSouthNorth joins the global call to reduce the growing levels of greenhouse gas emissions which are contributing to harmful climate change and severely threatening the future of our planet.


SRI-RTP – Greenhouse Gases: accessible information and personal solutions
Consultado em: 30/07/14
The GHG Center locates promising GHG mitigation and monitoring technologies, subjects them to independent third-party performance testing, and provides performance results to the public free of charge. The goal of this is to help accelerate the acceptance and use of improved environmental technology. The GHG Center operates under the U.S. EPA’s Environmental Technology Verification Program, and is evaluating technologies in the following industries: Advanced Electricity Production, Distributed Generation, Combined Heat and Power, Oil and Gas Production and Distribution, GHG Monitoring, Large Reciprocating Engines, Refrigeration, Transportation, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies, and others.


Tellus Institute
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Tellus is an international leader in assessing critical environment and development issues. The Institute has conducted thousands of projects throughout North America and the world. Tellus has worked at every level — global, regional, national, local, and enterprise — bringing both vision and analytic rigor to fashioning strategies, policies and decision-support tools. Key foci have included energy, water, sustainable communities, corporate social responsibility, and climate change.


The Australia Institute
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Australia Institute is an independent public policy research centre funded by grants from philanthropic trusts, memberships and commissioned research.


The Climate CrisisCoalisation (CCC)
Consultado em: 30/07/14
The Climate Crisis Coalisation was founded in 2004 by people intent on broadening the circle of those engaged in this overarching issue. We are discussing a number of options for regional and national actions.


The Climate Group 
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Over the next five years, The °Climate Group’s goal is to help government and business set the world economy on the path to a low-carbon, prosperous future. To reach this goal, we’ve created a coalition of governments and the world’s most influential businesses – all committed to tackling climate change.


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) – Climate Change
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs. The climate is changing. This means we are likely to experience more flooding, faster coastal erosion, more heat-waves, droughts and extreme weather events. We need to take action now to prepare for these changes.


The Global Carbon Project
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Global Carbon Project was formed to assist the international science community to establish a common, mutually agreed knowledge base supporting policy debate and action to slow the rate of increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.


The International Council for Local Environmental Iniciatives
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability was founded in 1990 by local governments at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). ICLEI is a democratically governed membership association of cities, towns, counties, metropolitan governments, and local government associations. Its headquarter is located in Toronto, Canada.


The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: SEI is an independent international research institute. We have been engaged in environment and development issues at local, national, regional and global policy levels for more than 20 years. Our goal is to bring about change for sustainable development by bridging science and policy. We do this by providing integrated analysis that supports decision makers.


The World Bank 
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Cenário de Desenvolvimento Econômico de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil no ano de 2030. Estudo publicado em junho de 2010 pelo Banco Mundial, desenvolvido com o apoio do Governo Federal e de várias instituições de pesquisa brasileiras.


Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: A weekly on-line magazine with news, features and comment on global warming, climate change, sea-level rise and development issues. Access to carefully selected documents, websites and other resources concerned with climate and sustainable development.


UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP)
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) helps organisations to adapt to inevitable climate change. The impact of past greenhouse gas emissions will influence our climate for decades, so alongside efforts to reduce emissions, we need to prepare for the climate change that we cannot avoid. Our resources will help you to understand what the future climate might bring, what impact it could have and provide methodologies to help you to prepare. You can also learn from the experience of others through adaptation case studies from across the UK.


UNEP – United Nations Environmental Programme
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.


Union of Concerned Scientists
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices.


United Nations Environment Programme
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: This page provides links to all of the UNEP programmes and secretariats that are located um Geneva.


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: Dar suporte a ações cooperativas ao combate às mudanças climáticas e seus impactos na humanidade, com uma visão de paz, segurança, dignidade humana na qual as Nações Unidas se inserem.


USAID Environment and GLobal Climate Change


World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a coalition of 170 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable development via the three pillars of economic growth, ecological balance and social progress.


World Energy Council
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The current WEC work programme includes studies on the following: Drivers of the Energy Scene, Energy Market Reforms, Energy Technologies in the 21st Century, Energy & Climate Change and Life Cycle Analysis. In addition there is ongoing work in the Technical Programme on: Energy Resources, Performance of Generating Plant, Cleaner Fossil Fuel Systems, GHG Emissions Reductions, Energy Efficiency Policies and Renewable Energy.


World LP Gas Association
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: To accomplish its objectives, the WLPGA implements global projects aimed at enhancing the positive image of LP Gas worldwide.


World Resources Institute – WRI
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: The World Resources Institute is an environmental think tank that goes beyond research to create practical ways to protect the earth and improve people’s lives. Non-profit organization supporting research, conferences, education, training, and policy initiatives for environmental stewardship and sustainable development.


WWF Internacional
Consultado em: 30/07/14
Objetivos/ Comentários: WWF is a global organization acting locally through a network of family offices. All these offices do all they can to halt the accelerating destruction of our natural world.