Colombia joined the Coalition to scale up its efforts to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), raise the profile of SLCPs, and push for large-scale action both in the country and surrounding region. The country recognizes the importance of mitigating SLCPs to address both near term climate change and air pollution.

Lead Partner in: Bricks and Household Energy Initiatives


Workstream | HFC
HFCs have a wide range of uses, including in foams, refrigeration, and aerosols, and manufacturers tend to use well-known existing technology solutions that currently are not as climate-friendly as...
Workstream | Bricks
A greater understanding of the brick sector’s pollution and climate impacts is needed in order to address black carbon and other short-lived climate pollutant (SLCP) emissions. The Coalition’s...
Black carbon measurements
Workstream | Bricks
The Coalition provides training to brick kiln entrepreneurs, policy makers and implementers, and key consumers to facilitate the adoption of modern kiln technologies and practices. In many developing...
Bricks field training in Pakistan
Workstream | Oil and Gas
The project seeks to recover high value and readily condensable liquids from vented or flared volatile organic compound (VOC) rich associated gas. The recovered liquids could be integrated into the...
Workstream | Heavy-Duty Vehicles
The Global Strategy to Introduce Low Sulfur Fuels and Cleaner Diesel Vehicles – the first global plan to reduce small particulate and black carbon emissions from cars, buses and trucks by over 90% by...
The Global Sulfur Strategy


2018 | Policies, Plans & Regulations

The purpose of this law is to establish guidelines for the management of climate change in the decisions of public and private persons, the concurrence of the Nation, Departments,...

 Law for the Management of Climate Change
2018 | Policies, Plans & Regulations

The purpose of the Green Growth Policy is to boost the productivity and economic competitiveness of the country by 2030, while ensuring the sustainable use of natural capital and social inclusion...

Colombia's Green Growth Policy
2018 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, Herrera, G.; Fernanda, L.; Barragán, L. Alejandra, M.; Gaitan, M.

This document is a technical document on soot free public transport to raise awareness on the benefits to air quality and climate in Colombia.

Worldwide, the transport sector contributes...

Mass public transport- soot free and more efficient
2017 | Policies, Plans & Regulations

The decree sets out the rules for using offsets to comply with the new carbon tax establishes some high-level criteria that projects have to meet. The main criteria require that emission...



Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Calle 37 No.8-40
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