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  • On 12 December 2017, the government of France is hosting the One Planet Summit, to celebrate the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement.
  • Vehicle ban for 30% of roads in Paris on the 27th of September plummets both air and noise pollution. On September 27th, 2015, Paris has launched its first Car-Free Day to ban vehicles from 30% of its roads in the city. The minor reduction in traffic has successfully to cut air and noise pollution significantly.
  • The Mayor of Paris has announced the campaign, “Une Journée Sans Voiture” – “A Day Without Car,” to stop traffic in the city on September 27th as an action to tackle pollution and climate change. The campaign serves as a significant example to respond to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call to “reshape the world’s transport systems for a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future.”
  • In 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015” from November 30th to December 11th. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.
  • What can the transport sector do to make COP 21 a success?
  • The 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21), of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in December 2015 in Paris, France is scheduled to result in an ambitious global agreement that can guide the global community in (more) ambitious action on climate change. The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) together with Michelin Challenge Bibendum (MCB) have taken the initiative to come up...
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