6 December 2017

PPMC Releases COP23 Final Report: Transport Building Momentum to Raise Ambition and Define Implementation Pathways

The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was convened in Bonn, Germany in November 2017 to build upon the pledge of action established at COP22 Marrakech, and to emphasize the need for rapid progress toward a 1.5-degree Celsius scenario, the goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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8 May 2017

SLoCaT Analysis of 150 Transport Emission Methodologies and Tools Shows Strong Potential to Measure Carbon Reduction and Other Benefits

Measuring CO2 in transport projects and programs is essential to driving further action on transport and climate change, through quantification of the potential contribution of low carbon transport infrastructure and services in comparison to more carbon-intensive investments.  Since it can be difficult to quantify positive impacts from complex transport systems in comparison to fixed energy infrastructure, the sustainable transport sector has traditionally received less attention than other sectors from sources of climate finance. 

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22 February 2017

SLoCaT Partnership calls on UNECE Transport Ministers to support the transport sector in implementing Global Agreements

Tuesday, February 22 2017, Geneva-Switzerland

SLoCaT´s Senior Advisor Mark Major presenting to the UNCECE´s Inland Transport Committee´s 79th session on 22nd February 2017

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22 June 2016

Transport is now European's biggest climate problem

Brussels, 21 June 2016 

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30 May 2016

Integrated Assessment of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants in Latin America and the Caribbean: Summary for Decision Makers

Summary for Decision Makers from the first regional assessment of short-lived climate pollutants in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. Through this assessment, policy makers and implementers will be able to better quantify and understand the relevant emissions in the region; identify which measures are most important for delivering near-term climate and air pollution benefits; and estimate the reductions in regional air pollutants that could be achieved by implementing these measures, with associated health and crop-yield benefits for the LAC region.

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19 May 2016

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Calls to Unite the Transport Sector to Push towards Climate Neutrality

The Executive Secretary of the United National’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Cristiana Figueres, has called to reunite the transport sector worldwide in the push towards climate neutrality and connect the patchwork of policies we can expect from at least 189 different national climate action plans designed for different national circumstances.

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16 May 2016

Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda while Encouraging, Leaves Room for Improvement on Transport

Shanghai, May 16th 2016

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) conducted an analysis on the Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda (NUA)- the expected outcome document of the Habitat III Conference- from the perspective of sustainable transport. 

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3 February 2016

UN shipping chief: Climate change is ‘top priority’

The International Maritime Organization is set to consider an emissions target in April, says newly appointed head Kitack Lim

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17 December 2015

SLoCaT Preliminary Analysis of COP21: Paris Agreement Creates Great Opportunities and Responsibilities for the Transport Sector

The SLoCaT Partnership observed the negotiations in COP21 and published daily reports to report on the negotiations from a Transport perspective. We have now completed our initial assessment of the Paris Agreement and the associated COP21 decision. A more complete and definite report will be issued early 2016.

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10 December 2015

CEOs Around the World Release Climate Leadership for Automotive Statement

CEOs from 79 companies and 20 economic sectors under the World Economic Forum have released the CEO Climate Leadership for Automotive Statement on December 10th, 2015.

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