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Policies, measures and actions on climate change and
environmental protection in the context of COVID-19 recovery.

Mexico Mexico

Last update25 Aug. 2020

Categories

Response
Emergency measures in the short term (a few months to one year) to address concerns that have directly emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic and may include forced action.
Recovery
Socioeconomic measures in the medium term (one to a few years) with an environmental and climate focus to “build back better” from COVID-19, and usually involves planned, intentional action.
Redesign
Paradigm shifts and measures in the long term (more than a few years to a few decades) toward redesigning current socioeconomic and sociocultural systems to be sustainable and resilient.

1.Climate mitigation measures

  • Transition to renewable energy

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Coordinate actions within the environmnetal sector and other agencies that promote a energy transition with clean, specifically renewable, energy. We have focsued on guaranteeing environmental protection and seeking the well-being of the population, especially the most vulnerable communities, with a focus on social and economic inclusion and mobility.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Industry sector

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Establish, strengthen, and promote, in coordination with other Federal Public Administrarion agencies, policies and regulatory instruments for the reduction of GHG emissions in strategic sectors. This includes circular economy approach to meet national and international climate change goals.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Land sector

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Reduce emissions from deforestation and soil degradation, through the promotion of integrated land management. This includes instruments to promote low-carbon and resilient rural development, the conservation and increase of forest carbon stocks, and the equitable distribution of benefits.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Household sector

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Promote a sustainable, inclusive, and compact urban development through sustainable mobility and housing. This includes solid waste and wastewater management that reduces greenhouse emissions, and increases the resilience and adaptive capacity of cities and metropolitan areas.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico

2.Climate adaptation measures

3.Cross-cutting measures

4.Other environmental measures

  • Measures related to ecosystem services / biodiversity / land use / agriculture

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Promote the conservation, protection, restoration, and sustainable use of their biodiversity with a territorial and human rights approach, considering biocultural regions. The main objective is to maintain functional ecosystems that are the basis of the population's well-being.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Waste management and Circular economy / sustainable production and consumption

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Promote an environment portectation of water, air and soil that allows the full exercise of the right to a healthy environment.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Other environmental pollution countermeasures

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Strengthen environmental governance through free, effective, meaningful, and co-responsible citizen participation in public policy decisions; ensure access to environmental justice with a territorial and human rights approach; and promotte environmental education and culture.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico
  • Waste management and Circular economy / sustainable production and consumption

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign

    Encourage change and innovation in the methods of production and consumption of goods and services, i to reduce the extraction of natural resources, the use of energy, and minimize the effects of human activities on the environment.
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico

5.International Cooperation

6.Others

  • International cooperation

    ResponseRecoveryRedesign
    Promote compliance with international environmental commitments, and strengthen environmental work through international cooperation, including the active participation of citizens
    ContactMinistry of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico