24 Aug 2018

New Video on the Critical Role of Rural Transport in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP) has release a new video that explores the critical role of rural transport in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The video underwrites, with research evidence and expert views, five key messages that address the importance of improved rural access and how it contributes to realising key SDGs such as poverty alleviation, food security, gender equality, economic growth, good health and education, etc.

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11 Jul 2018

HLPF 2018 Blog: "Urban Mobility at a Crossroads" by Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport

Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary-General of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has released a blog to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2018 to show that the active collaboration of both the private sector and civil society, including the public transport sector, alongside governments and administration, needs to be encouraged to create more resilient and sustainable societies through the Sustainable Develo

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04 Jun 2018

Transformation is picking up speed in the power sector, but urgent action is required in heating, cooling and transport

Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global powe generating capacity in 2017, the largest increase in renewable power capacity in modern history, according to REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report (GSR). But the heating, cooling and transport sectors – which together account for about four-fifths of global final energy demand – continue to lag far behind the power sector.

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25 Jan 2018

The Open Lab Mobility’s “Beyond 2°C” community publishes the “Speeding up to

This new report highlights solutions which can be implemented in the short term and have the potential to make a significant contribution to a “Beyond 2°C” scenario for the mobility sector. The Open Lab’s “Beyond 2°C” community brings together about twenty major companies from the mobility sector committed to making a positive contribution to tackling climate change.

The transport sector is a key player in achieving the <2°C target:

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