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JPAC Public Forum on the Role of Ports in Fighting Climate Change: “Moving the needle toward industry decarbonization”

December 1, 2022 Public

As points of intersection between land and sea, ports are vital, strategic infrastructures playing a key role in supporting local and global economies and handling around 80% of global trade. From vessels to trains, trucks, cranes, fuel supply systems, and renewable energy, ports are ecosystems in themselves in which a multitude of actors are involved. At the same time, the convergence of activities at ports comes with several negative environmental impacts to air, water, land and the surrounding communities, many of which are already subject to multiple sources of pollution. This connector role, as well as their impacts on the environment and the communities in which they operate, place ports in a unique position to act as decarbonization hubs, support energy transition, and contribute to improving environmental conditions in local communities.

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Events

CEC Event

26 and 27 January, 2023 Private

North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) Group Meeting

Discussion on the new North American 2020 Land Cover product and future activities of the NALCMS...

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December 1, 2022 Public

JPAC Public Forum on the Role of Ports in Fighting Climate Change: “Moving the needle toward industry decarbonization”

As points of intersection between land and sea, ports are vital, strategic infrastructures playing a key role in...

Freshwater Management

November 22, 2022 Public

Online Knowledge Dialogue: “Applying Indigenous Knowledge in Water Management: Models of Best Practices”

Water is an essential resource for life, health, the eradication of poverty and hunger, combating desertification and...

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September 29, 2022 Public

2022 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

Celebrate the 2022 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste by joining the #FLWChat Twitter chat on food...

September 7, 2022 Public

International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies: Sharing the Air in North America

In celebration of the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, the Commission for Environmental...

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14 and 15 July, 2022 Public

29th Regular Session of the CEC Council and Meeting of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC)

We would like to thank everyone who was able to join #CEC29, whether with us in Mérida, Mexico or attending...

Flooding in Coastal Cities

25 and 26 May, 2022 Semi-Private

Nature-based Solutions for Coastal Flooding Workshop Series: Monitoring Efficacy of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Workshop

This workshop series is organized as part of the trilateral project “Nature-based Solutions to Address Flooding in...

Flooding in Coastal Cities

18 and 19 May, 2022 Semi-Private

Nature-based Solutions for Coastal Flooding Workshop Series: Retrofitting Infrastructure Using Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Workshop

This workshop series is organized as part of the trilateral project “Nature-based Solutions to Address Flooding in...

Flooding in Coastal Cities

12 and 13 May, 2022 Semi-Private

Nature-based Solutions for Coastal Flooding Workshop Series: Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Co-Benefits Workshop

This workshop series is organized as part of the trilateral project “Nature-based Solutions to Address Flooding in...