About Laura Silvia Valente de Macedo

Laura Valente de Macedo is a consultant, researcher and architect, with a PhD and an MSc in Environmental Science from the University of São Paulo. She also obtained an MSc in Environmental Change Management from Oxford University as a Chevening scholar. Since 1991, Laura has worked in different levels of government, specialising in sustainable public policies, governance and management. She was Latin America director at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability between 2002 and 2011, supervising several projects on cities and climate-related initiatives. She has also written several articles and chapters for publications on sustainability.

Local Initiatives for a National Agenda: Brazilian Cities are Creating a Climate for Change

By | 2018-06-01T18:57:56+00:00 June 1st 2018|Categories: CLIMATE CHANGE & RESILIENCE|Tags: , , , |

Brazil’s national climate agenda has set ambitious goals until 2030. But so far, the country lacks a strategy to include actors from all levels of governance into a cohesive approach. Nevertheless, many Brazilian cities are taking on the challenge to make a change. Laura Valente de Macedo analyses obstacles, drivers and possible perspectives.

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