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16/04/2019

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16/04/2019

More than 3,000 people have attended the training workshop on climate mitigation and adaptation action.

Precisely, 3,107 people in aggregate, mainly from Latin America and the Caribbean, participated, through the Webinars, in the training workshops promoted by the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change (RAMCC for its spanish acronym).   Ver más...

12/04/2019

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11/04/2019

Green Points and differentiated garbage collection in the neighborhood Cuatro Horizontes.

Starting Monday, April 15, the Municipality of Villa General Belgrano will install the first Green Points of the town.   Ver más...

11/04/2019

Government officials of six cities attached to RAMCC have gathered at the town hall of Juana Koslay to make their local plans for climate action.

Facing problems of climate change, the government institutions play roles even more central to beat it.   Ver más...

09/04/2019

The town of Bell Ville is working on regulation and closure of the waste dump in its northern sector.

The mayor, Dr Carlos Briner, announced that the works on partial closure of the urban solid wastes deposit situated in the north of the city have been finished.   Ver más...

07/04/2019

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05/04/2019

The Municipality of Sáenz Peña joined the Network of Municipalities in the face of Climate Change

It must accomplish a series of requirements for the benefit of the environment.   Ver más...

05/04/2019

San Isidro turned off its lights to raise awareness about climate change.

The Municipality joined the 13th edition of "The Earth Hour" to turn off the lighting of the Plaza Belgranode Villa Adelina, where there were thematic talks and shows lit with candles.   Ver más...

05/04/2019

The RAMCC Executive Secretariat has a new management team.

The project development and management team was organized with the incorporation of two young professionals.   Ver más...

05/04/2019

9 young people will travel to different destinations in Europe within the frame of the Erasmus Plus exchange program for young leaders.

The selected candidates were nominated with the endorsement of the municipalities that integrate the RAMCC.   Ver más...

05/04/2019

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04/04/2019

The Municipality of Salta accompanied the measurement of efficiency of transport modes.

The balance indicated that for distances of 6 km it´s more convenient to use the bicycle as a means of healthy and economic transportation. The activity was carried out from the Limache roundabout up to Juramento and Caseros.   Ver más...

01/04/2019

The inclusive plant nursery of Comuna Centeno keeps adding activities.

The job realized until now is successful and shows the responsibility participants who constitute the focal point have assumed.   Ver más...

01/04/2019

An environmentalist lawyer becomes Slovakia's first female president.

Zuzana Caputova obtains 58% of the votes and its rival, Marcos Sefcovic, European Commissioner supported by the current power gets the 42%.   Ver más...

31/03/2019

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31/03/2019

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31/03/2019

The municipality of Quemú Quemú is now a member of the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change.

The membership of this municipality in La Pampa province is essentialfor developing climate change adaptation and mitigation actions in coordination with other municipalities in the country.   Ver más...

30/03/2019

The Municipality inaugurated a new center for the classification of recyclable waste

The space, located on Boulevard Seguí at 3900, will be operated by social entrepreneurs and is another development for the management of urban hygiene.   Ver más...

30/03/2019

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29/03/2019

Europe banned single-use plastic in 2021

The European Parliament approved with 560 votes vs 35 the banning of single-use plastic that ends up in the forest or water courses   Ver más...

28/03/2019

Bell Ville Municipality: Decisions for the environment and against Climate Change.

Focused on the future, Carlos Briner management implements actions to reduce environmental damages and to promote awareness of the value of environmental care.   Ver más...

28/03/2019

San Miguel and Denmark working together against Climate Change.

UNEP-DTU Partnership and the Energy Efficiency Centre from Copenhagen visited the district and are seeking to replicate the actions and projects that have been developed by the Municipality in other local administrations.   Ver más...

28/03/2019

9 Municipalities in the region participated in the Camilo Aldao Climate Action Plan Development Workshop.

With the participation of 25 people from 9 municipalities, a new workshop on Local Climate Action Plans (PLACs) was held in March 27. With this activity, this planning process began which will be monitored by the RAMCC technical team during the rest of the year.   Ver más...

27/03/2019

With the recycling from ‘Lollapalooza’, trees will be planted in the district of San Isidro.

The local municipality agreed with the event’s organizers that the amount raised from the recycled materials be used for the plantation of various different species across the district.   Ver más...

27/03/2019

It has been launched a report about the benefits of some provinces to invest in renewable energy.

Buenos Aires, San Juan, Córdoba, Chubut, Catamarca and Mendoza provinces are best wighted by an innovative indicator that analyzes the level of development of renewable energies and its appeal to investment in all the 24 country jurisdictions.   Ver más...

26/03/2019

Olavarría goes on with the definition of its Climate Action Plan

The last March 12th, the Sustainable Development Management of the Secretary of Economic Development of Olavarría jointly with the Network of Municipalities in the face of Climate Change (RAMCC) carried out the first workshop in order to start making the Climate Action Plan for our municipality.   Ver más...

26/03/2019

Solar panels provide clean energy for the municipal building of Malabrigo.

The municipality of Malabrigo continues to aim at the leading spot in the transformation of the local energetic matrix. To accomplish this, PV (photovoltaic) panels have been installed on the roof of the municipal building that will provide %80 of its energy supply.   Ver más...

25/03/2019

Members of the Executive Secretariat of the RAMCC visited the commune of Chovet.

They were received by the Communal President, Sergio Busquet and the Secretary of Government, Gastón Lamarchesina.   Ver más...

25/03/2019

Morón officials welcomed Danish professionals who visited Argentina as part of the delegation led by the Queen of Denmark.

Authorities from the Copenhagen Energy Efficiency Center and RAMCC have met with Natalín Faravelli, Undersecretary of Management of the Government of Morón, to discuss initiatives to be adopted in the district.   Ver más...

24/03/2019

Dolores Municipality, the province of Buenos Aires, has finished with the process of elaboration of greenhouse gas inventories of the years 2014-2016.

The municipal team, together with the technicians of the Executive Secretariat of RAMCC (Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change), implemented the study during the last months of 2018.   Ver más...

24/03/2019

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24/03/2019

Salta endorsed its commitment to protect the environment

The Council took part in the National Assembly of Mayors (Asamblea Nacional de Intendentes) to tackle climate change   Ver más...

22/03/2019

RAMCC has signed a cooperation agreement with the Senate of the Province of Buenos Aires.

The Vice Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, Dr Daniel Salvador, presided the act that led to the signing of a cooperation agreement between the legislative institution and the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change.   Ver más...

22/03/2019

In Venado Tuerto, the construction of the future biogas station advances in a steady pace.

Freyre, the Intendant, led the visit to the place where the Seeds Energy entrepreneurship is being developed.   Ver más...

21/03/2019

UNEP DTU signs MoU with RAMCC for energy efficiency initiatives

The signing of the MoU by Peter Skotner, Deputy Director of UNEP DTU Partnership and Mr. Ricardo Bertolino of Asociación Civil Red de Acción Climática (ACRAC) took place during the Danish State visit to Argentina, in the presence of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark as well as Mr. Nicolás Dujovne, Argentinian Minister for Finance.   Ver más...

21/03/2019

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16/03/2019

The new municipal head office of Tilisarao has been inaugurated, which possess a sustainable and modern construction.

The cutting-edgedesign came up after a contest realized by the municipality and the College of Architects of San Luis.   Ver más...

15/03/2019

Four new municipalities join to RAMCC

The Mayors of San Vicente (Misiones,) Puerto Esperanza (Misiones,) San Guillermo (Santa Fe,) and Villa El Chocón (Neuquén) filed their incorporation agreement this weekend.   Ver más...

14/03/2019

The Argentine Network of Municipalities against the Climate Change (RAMCC) first opened a new office in Rosario.

The brand-new office is located at Junin 191. It was acquired with funds from the German Parliament after a meeting between RAMCC and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.    Ver más...

14/03/2019

Mayors from all over Argentina gathered to address climate change.

The RAMCC [Argentine Municipality Network Against Climate Change (AMNACC)], gathered on the morning of March 14th at the Complejo Muzeológico in San Lorenzo.   Ver más...

11/03/2019

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10/03/2019

Chacabuco continue defining their Climatic Action Plan from now to 2030

The 1st of Match in the ‘Secretería de Producción’ of Chacabuco municipality, a workshop was carried out in order to start the Local Plan of Climatic Action of the current party.    Ver más...

09/03/2019

Energy Efficiency: local state commitment, a task for everyone.

Within the framework of the week of reflection on energy efficiency, at the Institute of Sustainable Development of Rafaela, the actions implemented in relation to this subject have been reinforced, and some of the habits were reviewed for the neighbours to consider, in order to reduce their consumption.   Ver más...

09/03/2019

In operations the first platform that generates energy with the movement of the tides

The tidal energy platform PLAT-I, installed by the British company Sustainable Marine Energy, has begun to generate power from tidal currents installed in Grand Passage, in Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada.   Ver más...

07/03/2019

San Antonio de Areco advances in waste management and seeks to set trends in the Region.

In eight years it was possible to transform an open dump, which had more than 20 families living there, to a landfill transfer center that receives solid urban waste from a city that is already conscientized.   Ver más...

07/03/2019

Car manufacturers in Spain sell 30 100% electric cars... every day

Sales of electric mopeds increase by 400 %.   Ver más...

07/03/2019

German expert in waste treatment arrives in Villa General Belgrano.

As part of the international relations mantained by the Municipality of Villa General Belgrano with different European governments and organizations, the chemical engineer Dr. Udo Stein arrives at the town.   Ver más...

04/03/2019

RAMCC agreed to move forward with 4 annexes to the Agreement signed with the Secretary of Environment of Argentina.

Proposals will be presented in the National Assembly of Mayors of RAMCC that will take place in the city of San Lorenzo.   Ver más...

03/03/2019

A plan for businesses to reduce the energy consumption has been launched in Rosario.

. In 2018, the municipality has worked with 50 local entrepreneurs. Thanks to the replacement of luminaires, the reduction was between 20 and 25 percent.   Ver más...

02/03/2019

Up to a AR$150,000 fine for removing a tree from your backyard.

Villa General Belgrano has the most restrictive rule that preserves native and exotic trees.   Ver más...

01/03/2019

The Correa Commune starts its Climate Action Pla

On February 26th, part of the technical group of the Executive Secretariat of the RAMCC has met the Commune President Fabián Cejas, the Secretary for the Environment Emanuel Álvarez and the Press Secretary Nahuel Cejas within the framework of defining the Local Climate Action Plan of the municipality.   Ver más...

28/02/2019

The Sauce Viejo Community, began the repair and installation of lights on Route 11.

Communal personnel carry out the works in the posts and streetlights of the western sector of the municipality.   Ver más...

27/02/2019

Venado Tuerto, one of the seven cities of the country that has a climate action plan

The localities have already defined their lines of work in terms of mitigation and adaptation to the climate change towards the year 2030    Ver más...

26/02/2019

The Concejo Municipal manage to articulate local climate change action plans collaborating with different government organisms.

The headmaster of the ‘Concejo de Resistencia’, thought the Municipal Environmental Forum (FAM) will work on the on the development of climate strategies in collaboration with the inhabitants, the Ejecutivo Municipal and, the RAMCC in order to create public policies regarding climate change.   Ver más...

26/02/2019

The Greenhouse Gas Inventory of Juana Koslay has been internationally acknowledged

The Greenhouse Gas Inventory of Juana Koslay has already been acknowledged by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. It was drawn up by the municipal team and supported by the technical team of the Executive Secretary of RAMCC.   Ver más...

24/02/2019

The green economy could create 24 million jobs by 2030.

Currently, around 1.4 billion people do not work under decent conditions, according to data gathered by the International Labour Organization.    Ver más...

24/02/2019

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23/02/2019

More neighbors get together for night ridings through the city of Rafaela

As part of the program #SummerTogether, a new bike riding event, covering 9km through streets, bike lanes and cycle paths, was organized.   Ver más...

23/02/2019

The borrowed bikes are the summer trend on the coast in the city of Neuquén.

More than 200 residents already have the pass for the innovative means of transport.   Ver más...

22/02/2019

Corrientes city hall performed clean and awareness activities in 120 chronic landfills.

The work was performed by the Secretary of Environment with the objective of achieving a sustainable city. In this view, this Friday local staff and equipment were at the junction of Ex Vías and Héroes Civiles streets where they talked to the nighbours and placed signs in all the area so that they do not take out the garbage after-hours.   Ver más...

22/02/2019

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22/02/2019

A collaboration agreement was signed between the Finnovaregio Foundation and the RAMCC

The agreement was signed on February 21th in the city of Brussels.   Ver más...

20/02/2019

The global youth is mobilized for the climate.

The message of Greta Thunberg is overwhelming: “You are out of excuses and the time is up”   Ver más...

20/02/2019

New quantification and characterisation of Urban Solid Waste in General Alvear.

The staff of the National Institute of Industrial Technology (INTI), the Cooperative Anulén Suyai and the Municipality, is implementing a collaborative project on the quantification and characterisation of urban solid waste (USW) of the Department of General Alvear.    Ver más...

18/02/2019

Municipalities within the RAMCC have been selected by the United Nations to push for Thermal Districts in Argentina.

Two argentine cities, which are members of the RAMCC, were selected to receive aid from the UN in the carrying out of prefeasibility studies in order to develop energy systems within the districts. Said cities are General Alvear, in Mendoza Province, and Ubajay in Entre Rios Province.   Ver más...

16/02/2019

The province of Santa Fe promulgated "Law of the Tree".

The regulation aims to promote an active environmental policy to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Municipalities and communes must prepare periodic plans for the integral management of public trees.   Ver más...

16/02/2019

Experimental Pellet Plant and Biomass Laboratory will be established in Bariloche.

The sustainable use of forest residues is increasing in order to produce energy and improve the quality of the heating systems.   Ver más...

15/02/2019

Bernardo Voloj: ‘we have been affected very strongly by this climatic phenomenon’

This affirmation was declared by the Secretary of Environment of the Municipality of Resistencia to CIUDAD TV, after analysing the effects of the last storm that brought down almost 140 trees.   Ver más...

15/02/2019

A yearning of regional scope the municipality of Trenque Lauquen has satisfied: the pyrolytic oven is now in town.

It is expected that in a span of approximately 35 days, after assembling, installing and connecting, it can be put to work.    Ver más...

15/02/2019

The Municipality of Salta planted more than 380 trees this year.

This actions allows to contribute with the renewal of spaces and the rescue of the environment.   Ver más...

15/02/2019

The municipality of Salliqueló began to structure its Climate Action Plan.

Florencia Mitchell, from the technical team of the Executive Secretariat of the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change, was received by the different municipal areas.   Ver más...

15/02/2019

Fight against Climate Change: they appeal to the municipalities’growing role.

A“Day about the Climatic Funding for Municipalities” was carried out on Friday 8th march in the Events Room of The House of Culture and the Bicentenary in the city of San Vicente, in Misiones.   Ver más...

12/02/2019

The city of Rafaela promotes new ways of environmentally friendly food production and healthy eating.

Think before consume, analyse the production chains that involve environmentally friendly actions and which at the same time helps familiar economies. This strength circular economy and new sustainable consumption strategies.   Ver más...

11/02/2019

Increase in the number of Municipalities that have joined RAMCC and which receive international recognition.

A total of 62 Green House Gases Inventories count with their stamp on the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy platform.   Ver más...

09/02/2019

The scholar protests for the Climate spread in Belgium in the fifth week of mobilizations.

The scholar demonstrations asking for a set of actions against Climate Change initially concentrated in Brussels, expanded their distribution to several localities all over the country this Thursday.   Ver más...

09/02/2019

The Municipality of San Isidro planted rosewoods along Del Libertador Ave.

The Municipality of San Isidro planted rosewoods along Del Libertador Ave.   Ver más...

09/02/2019

A NASA-led study has shown that the world’s most dangerous glacier is disintegrating.

Thwaites Glacier –one of the biggest in the world– plays an important role in the rise of sea levels.   Ver más...

08/02/2019

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08/02/2019

Sandro Badilla welcomed the Executive Secretary of the Argentine Network of Municipalities against Climate Change (RAMCC), Ricardo Bertolino

The Mayor of Villa Pehuenia Moquehue together with the communal Head of Environmental Protection, Laura Gómez, welcomed Ricardo Bertolino, RAMCC's Executive Secretary, and his technical team.   Ver más...

08/02/2019

Bike lanes in Avellaneda: a modern, safe and sustainable system.

Last Friday, February 01st, MayorDionisioScarpin along with the Chairman of the Municipal Council, Martin Ponticelli and the Secretary of State and Civic Engagement, Gonzalo Braidot, gathered at the Fitness Station to launch the Bike Lane program for Avellaneda.   Ver más...

08/02/2019

San Antonio de Areco starts preparing its Climate Action Plan

On Frebruary 1st, in the Centro Cultural y Museo UsinaVieja of San Antonio de Areco, the officials of the Municipality gathered to start preparing the Local Climate Action Plan of the district.   Ver más...

07/02/2019

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06/02/2019

RAMCC participated in the meeting of "Cities and regions for development cooperation".

The activity was held in Brussels, Belgium, on february 4th and 5th.   Ver más...

05/02/2019

In 2018, the municipality of San Isidro added 1000 waste containers to their streets.

The municipality is working to foster waste separation culture through different sustainable actions.   Ver más...

04/02/2019

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03/02/2019

Go to the cinema cycling, close to the river and under the stars.

In these extremely hot summer nights, being close to the river is always a good option. If not, only we can enjoy some fresh air but also there is the possibility to watch a movie on a big screen, outside, the plan cannot get better.   Ver más...

02/02/2019

“The swimmers of the Santa Fe - Coronda Aquatic Marathon joined the care of the environment”

As part of the strategies aimed at mitigating the environmental impact of the competition, municipal officials, organizers and swimmers of the traditional international open-water event put in a plantation of trees in Costanera Este.   Ver más...

01/02/2019

The municipality of Morón has joined the Argentine Municipality Network Against Climate Change.

The aim behind this collaboration is to train city officials in the mitigation and adjustment to climate change public policies, as well as performing the very first Greenhouse Gases discharge measurement.    Ver más...

31/01/2019

A new edition of EARTH HOUR is coming.

The activity will take place on March 30th in city halls all over the world.   Ver más...

30/01/2019

The Town Hall of Venado Tuerto presents a plan of climate action to decrease greenhouse effect.

A program of mitigation and adaptation was presented. This was based on gas inventory and the environmental action that came after such as, actions included in citizen's everyday life.   Ver más...