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Costa Rica joined the Coalition to take part in its activities to promote HFC alternative technology and standards, reduce black carbon from heavy duty diesel vehicles and engines, and mitigate short-lived climate pollutants from the municipal solid waste sector.
The country has commited to sharing its experience addressing air pollution and near-term climate change, and to working with the Coalition's partners on the mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants.
Reducing air pollution is a key objective for Costa Rica that drives its policy and programs across many sectors:
For more information about Costa Rica's actions on air pollution and climate change, visit the Ministerio de Ambiente y Energia website.
The energy policy that underpins the VII National Energy Plan 2015-2030 (PNE) is inspired by the National Development Plan 2015-2018 "Alberto Cañas Escalante "(MIDEPLAN, 2014), as well as in the...
Amended in 2011, Costa Rica's Political Constitution includes article 50 which seeks to protect the environment.