5 May 2021

Making change happen with science, economics, business sense and partnership

by Jill Duggan, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund Europe Photo by Bo Kim on Unsplash The Covid pandemic has been an appalling tragedy, cutting short the lives of millions around the world and leaving many others experiencing debilitating after effects. …

17 November 2015

Volvo Research and Educational Foundations Releases Five Research Briefs on Sustainable Transport

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) has produced a series of research briefs to summarize the state-of-the-art and/ or latest new research findings on various topics in sustainable transport. These 2-pager articles are written by well-informed policy makers, practitioners, and researchers in a “popular science” style with related illustrations. 

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14 October 2015

ITF Policy Brief on Shipping and Climate Change: Shipping Emissions in 2050 Could Represent up to 14% of Total Global Emissions if Action Is Not Taken

The International Transport Forum (ITF) has released its latest policy brief, “Shipping and Climate Change: Where are we and which way forward?” The policy brief analyses the situation of maritime transport in the context of the upcoming UN climate change negotiations at COP 21, which is taking place from November 29 to December 11, 2015 in Paris, France.

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27 February 2015

OECD Projects 290% Increase in Freight Transport Emissions by 2050

The International Transport Forum (ITF) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its 2015 Transport Outlook. According to the report’s projections, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from freight transport will increase by 290% by 2050.

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