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1st Latin American sdewes Conference Rio de Janeiro 2018
January 28 - January 31
Conference on sustainable development of energy, water and environment systems
The 1st SDEWES LA Conference will be held in Rio de Janeiro, where the sustainable development started with The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992, also known as the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, Rio Summit, Rio Conference, and Earth Summit, is dedicated to the improvement and dissemination of knowledge on methods, policies and technologies for increasing the sustainability of development by de-coupling growth from natural resources and replacing them with knowledge based economy, taking into account its economic, environmental and social pillars. One of the main issues of the coming decades is to improve efficiencies by integrating various life supporting systems, using excess from one, as resource in other, and in exact moment when it is beneficial to all, integrating electricity, heating, cooling, transport, water, buildings, waste, wastewater, industry, forestry and agriculture systems.