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Report on local government and implementation of climate policies

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FARN_PB_FOTO Increasingly , cities are adopting policies and programs to address climate change. However, the progress and the effective implementation of these policies change  considerably between cities (or even between different public policies within the same city). There is a substantial gap between the discourse highlights the importance of local action on climate change and political reality. The purpose of this report wrote by FARN is precisely address this issue by analyzing the factors and conditions that affect the implementation of local climate policies in developing countries . This report is based on an extensive review of the literature on climate change and urban policies , as well as preliminary results of our comparative research project on climate policies in Buenos Aires , Mexico City and São Paulo , Brazil . This report is available in English. We are currently being translated into Spanish. This Policy Brief was originally published in CDKN website. For download the Policy Brief “Shaping Climate Loal Policies: A Review of Experiences", click on the box below.

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Daniel Ryan

Ph.D en ciencia política (University of Texas at Austin, 2011); maestría en derecho ambiental (University of London, 1997); abogado (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, 1993). Daniel fue el coordinador técnico del informe regional sobre el estado y calidad de las políticas públicas sobre cambio climático y desarrollo realizado por la Plataforma Climática Latinoamericana en el 2012. Actualmente, se desempeña como director del área de cambio global de la Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN) y es profesor de la Universidad de Palermo (Argentina).