INPE Participates in Rio+20

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It follows a note published on the day (06/13) in the website of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) informing that the INPE participates in Rio+20.

Duda Falcão

INPE Participates in Rio+20

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The impacts of climate change are being presented by experts from the Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais - INPE) at the ‘Pop Ciência’, a public place of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20.

Through Rede CLIMA (Brazilian Research Network on Global Climate Change) and the National Institute of Science and Technology for Climate Change, INPE integrates the place prepared by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) for presentation of programs, projects and actions developed by its research institutes, social organizations and agencies.

The Pop Ciência activities – Place of Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development – take place between June 13 and 22 at the ‘Armazém 4’ of Pier Mauá in Rio de Janeiro city.


The major INPE-Rede Clima conferences for Rio+20 are:

June 14 at 10:30 am - Investigating climate change impacts on biodiversity (Maria Lúcia Lorini)

June 15 at 3:15 pm - The role of renewable energy in climate change and sustainability (Marcos Aurélio Vasconcelos de Freitas)

June 16 at 3:45 pm - Sustainability and Climate Change (Saulo Rodrigues Filho)

June 21 at 11:30 am - Biodiversity, Climate Change and Plant Biology (Fabiano Scarpa)

The complete ‘Armazém Pop Ciência’ agenda is available at

Source: Website of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)


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