Shanghai- March 4th, 2015
The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Bridging the Gap Initiative (BtG) launched a report today summarizing the Ad Hoc Working Group on Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, Session 2-8 which took place from February 8th to 13th in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), along with the Bridging the Gap (BtG) Initiative are providing for the first time regular updates on how the COP 20 discussions are affecting land transport. In tracking the negotiations, the organizations will pay specific attention to:
(a) Pre-2020 Mitigation Ambition;
(b) Intended Nationally Determined Contributions;
Shift to low-carbon mobility could save up to US$70 trillion in fuel costs
Seven major public transport companies have signed up to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s personal challenge to UITP members to show their climate leadership at September’s UN Climate Summit in New York.