Workshop on Brazil’s trade, transport costs and shipping greenhouse gas emissions
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Workshop on Brazil’s trade, transport costs and shipping greenhouse gas emissions

Workshop on Brazil’s trade, transport costs and shipping greenhouse gas emi...

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Windsor Florida Hotel

81 Rua Ferreira Viana

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

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The workshop aims to bring together a diverse group of experts to examine the nexus between Brazil’s economic development/trade, transport costs, ocean transportation and resultant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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9:00 -11:00 Brazil’s maritime trade and transport

1.     Brazil’s trade network, maritime activities and port infrastructure, Prof. Jorge Chami Batista, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

2.      Brazil’s port infrastructure and its implications for trade, transport costs and emissions, Nicholas-Joseph Lazarou, University College London Energy Institute

3.      Discussion


 11:00-11:30 Coffee break

 

11:30-13:30 Maritime GHG emissions and implications for Brazil

1.      Maritime GHG emissions: the post-Paris landscape, Isabelle Rojon, UMAS

2.      Potential impacts of more stringent GHG reduction measures on the Brazilian economy, Prof. Roberto Schaeffer, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

3.     Discussion

 

13:30-15:00 Lunch break

 

15:00-17:00 Solutions to overcome the challenges

Topics will include:

  • Climate finance opportunities
  • Port initiatives
  • Technological and operational solutions
  • Discussion

Cocktail reception from 17:00 onwards



After registering for the event please contact the organiser and specify:

- Your position and organisation

- Whether you require translation services

- Any special dietary requirements

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