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Call for Applications for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport 2020

Call for Applications for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport 2020

The SLOCAT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) are accepting applications for the 2020 edition  of the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme. The programme seeks to build bridges between the transport community and young people to explore new perspectives by creating an interface between knowledge and …

COVID-19 and the Sustainable Transport Community

COVID-19 and the Sustainable Transport Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent a shock wave through our society, and is permanently changing the world as we know it. Our global economy has been severely disrupted, from supply chains and markets, to workers and trade, laying bare the weaknesses in our overall preparedness for disasters and global crises. We, as the sustainable, low ...

Apply for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency

Apply for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency

The Schipper family and the World Resources Institute are accepting applications for the 2020 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020 (UPDATED, EXTENDED DEADLINE!). Apply now here. The Scholarship The “Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency” targets supporting the momentum …

Transport, Gender and Climate Action

Transport, Gender and Climate Action

By Seema Singh Last December, I had the opportunity to attend the UN Climate Change Conference COP25 (25th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)) with the SLOCAT Partnership delegation, through its programme for Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport (YLST). Launched jointly by SLOCAT and ...

Gearing up for sustainable mobility at COP25!

Gearing up for sustainable mobility at COP25!

The Chile Climate Change Conference, which features the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25), started today and will be held until 13 December 2019 in Madrid, Spain. The Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC), a joint initiative by the SLoCaT Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Movin’On, actively engages the global transport community at COP25 and is working closely with the Chilean Presidency to advance safe, efficient, affordable and low carbon mobility.  

ACT – A global coalition is decarbonising the transport sector

On the occasion of the United Nations Secretary-General Climate Action Summit, for the first time, over 100 organisations come together in a bold commitment to decarbonise transport. Action towards Climate-friendly Transport (ACT) is the largest global coalition aiming to catalyse transport as an enabler of sustainable development in line with the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement.