Planning for Climate Change in Cuba`s National Environmental

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Planning for Climate Change in Cuba`s National Environmental
Planning for Climate Change in
Cuba's National Environmental
Strategy.
MSc Anyeli de la Caridad López García
Ministry of Science, Technology and the
Environment, Cuba
GCCA Workshop on ‘Mainstreaming
Climate Change into National Planning and
Budgeting’
Montego Bay, 23
23--26 April 2012
Mission
National Environmental Strategy (NES) 2011
2011--2015
Leading document of the Cuban environmental
policy, aimed at reaching the goals of a socio
socio-economic sustainable development
development.. The strategy
characterizes the main environmental problems in
the country and proposes avenues and instruments
to prevent, solve, or minimize these problems, as
well as the actors involved in achieving this
objective
objective.. Other plans and programmes of
environmental character are based upon this
Strategy
Strategy..
IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MAIN
ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IN THE N.E.S. 2011-2015
-Soil degradation
-Impacts to forest coverage
-Pollution: liquid and solid waste, emissions to the
atmosphere and noise
-Loss of biological diversity
-Water scarcity and difficulties with water supply
and quality
-Impacts of climate change
CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
STRATEGY
Energy efficiency and increased use of renewable
sources of energy.
CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
STRATEGY
Adaptation measures in coastal zone management (mangroves,
sand dunes, coral reefs…).
CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
STRATEGY
Land use planning: measures, actions, regulations and
investments, human settlements location.
CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
STRATEGY
Adaptation measures for specific economic sectors:
agriculture and forests, tourism, construction, water ……

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