Paris to Stop Traffic for A Day to Tackle Climate Change

The Mayor of Paris has announced the campaign, “Une Journée Sans Voiture” – “A Day Without Car,” to stop traffic in the city on September 27th as an action to tackle pollution and climate change.

The campaign serves as a significant example to respond to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s call to “reshape the world’s transport systems for a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future.”

Emission Scenarios for the Philippines’ Transport Sector: Overview of Existing Studies

Understanding uncertainties and different outcomes for GHG emission scenarios by various studies is important for gaining insight in the transport sector’s role in climate change mitigation. This is useful for example in the context of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, that some countries are expected to communicate to the UNFCCC in 2015.