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Information · Action · Results. Evan Lloyd, CEC Executive Director 17 August 2010 Guanajuato, Mexico. CEC Progress Report 2009-2010. Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Five-year results . “The CEC’s work 2005-2010 has met the vision of the Puebla Declaration”

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Information · Action · Results

Evan Lloyd, CEC Executive Director

17 August 2010

Guanajuato, Mexico

CEC Progress Report 2009-2010

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Five-year results

“The CEC’s work 2005-2010 has met the vision of the Puebla Declaration”

  • a catalyst for cooperation

  • a forum for regional action

  • provided rigorous scientific information

  • produced concrete results

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Five-year results

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Information · Action · Results

2009-2010

  • Transition:

    • Conclusion - 2005-2010 Strategic Plan and projects

    • Reposition- support to new Council priorities

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Taking Stock of industrial pollution

Most Complete Picture Of North American Industrial Pollution Presented In Latest Trinational Report

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Improving the collection and sharing of environmental information

  • Updating Mexico’s National Emissions Inventory

  • Use of AirNow-International for reporting and managing ambient air quality monitoring information in Mexico

  • Standardization of energy rating and measurement for commercial buildings

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Enforcement of environmental laws

  • Electronic exchange of data related to the prior informed consent in the transboundary movement of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable materials

  • Non-compliant imports

  • Transboundary movement of environmentally regulated materials

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

North American Environmental Atlas

  • Easily accessible with the new web-based map viewer

  • Interactive, with the ability to combine different data layers

  • An analytical tool to understand patterns and trends

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

North American Environmental Atlas

Environmental organizationsused CEC’s marine protected areas maps and other data to illustrate the proximity of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the Gulf of Mexico’s marine ecosystem.

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

North American Environmental Atlas

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


North American Land Change Monitoring System

Land Cover maps and data allow scientists to show changes to North America’s environment such as urbanization and forest fires.

The trinationalNorth American Land Change Monitoring Systemwill help track these changes on a regular basis. This fall, a new map of 2009 land cover data will show change hotspots compared to 2005.

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


North American Land Change Monitoring System

Change between

2005 and 2006

2006 image

2005 image

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Grasslands

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Marine ecosystems

  • Marine Ecoregions of North America

  • North American Marine Protected Areas Network (NAMPAN)

  • Concluded NA Conservation Action Plans:

    • Leatherback turtle

    • Vaquita recovery

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Sound Management of Chemicals

  • Chemicals Inventory

  • PRONAME

  • North American leadership in mercury management

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Trade, Environment and Sustainability

  • Training resources forGreen Jobs – Renewable Energy

  • Ongoing Assessment of NAFTA

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Results: 2009-2010

Other accomplishments

  • Citizen Submissions on Enforcements Matters

  • Article 13: Sustainable Freight Transportation in North America

Commission for Environmental Cooperation


Three countries. One environment.

© Commission for Environmental Cooperation / 2009


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