One year after COP21 in Paris, the global sustainable transport community is increasingly well positioned to scale up action and move the sector onto a long-term pathway towards net zero-emission mobility and greater action on adaptation. After the close of the COP22, SLoCaT/PPMC produced a Final Transport COP22 Summary Report, which provides a full overview of the treatment of Transport in COP22.
The outcomes described in this report confirm that COP22 has lived up to its billing as the ‘COP of action,’ making the important observation that ‘action’ is not limited to infrastructure investments and putting shovels in the ground. In the report we further investigate the implications of Marrakech for transport (in the context of official negotiations, the Global Climate Action Agenda, and official and unofficial side events, including the PPMC Transport Day) through the lens of four areas that we have covered in daily reports throughout COP2215: Transport & Mitigation; Transport & Adaptation; Financing, Capacity Building and Technology in the Transport Sector; and Transport in the Global Climate Action Agenda. These areas are increasingly integrated and interconnected, adding further force to the momentum well underway toward short-, medium-, and long-term climate action for sustainable transport.