"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789

"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)

Due to hardship in Latin America resulting from COVID-19 and its subsequent economic crisis, and the inadequate interest to participate in the conference onsite, SDEWES 2022 Sao Paulo will be fully online conference.

Practical info

On these pages you will be able to get all the useful information you need to reach Brasil and São Paulo, how to get around, whether you need a visa for entering Brasil and how to find accommodation.

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Benchmarking the performance of cities across energy, water and environment systems
related metrics presents an opportunity to trigger policy learning, action, and cooperation to bring cities closer to sustainable development.