‘The 2015 New Climate Economy Report’, published by The New Climate Economy, identifies ten key areas of opportunity for stronger climate action which will also bring significant economic benefits. Transport is listed under two of the ten key areas to facilitate a low carbon, sustainable economic growth.
The SLoCaT Partnership is pleased to announce that it has joined the Transformative Actions Program (TAP) as a partner.
The TAP, coordinated by ICLEI, aims to accelerate implementation of climate action of local and subnational governments by scaling up their direct investments and engagement in national and global mechanisms.
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.
By Cornie Huizenga, Secretary General, Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)
Millions of people around the world lack proper access to jobs, markets, schools, hospitals and other essential services, and better transport is a crucial element to improve economic and social development. Yet, transport is responsible for 1.24 million traffic fatalities per year, as well as high levels of urban air pollution and congestion in many cities.
Shanghai- October 27 2014
On October 23rd, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform (ADP) Co-Chairs hosted a follow-up meeting to the Technical Expert Meetings (TEMs) that were organized in the March and June 2014 negotiating sessions of the UNFCCC. This meeting took place during the sixth part of the second session of the ADP (ADP 2.6.), taking place from 20 –25 October 2014 in Bonn, Germany.
The Santiago Transport Green Zone (STGZ) is comprised of four specific initiatives to promote low carbon emission transport modes that would be implemented within a defined area in downtown of Santiago, Chile.
Global Shift Study Press package:
To promote the integration of sustainable transport in global policies on sustainable development, the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) started the development of a Results Framework on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport in October 2013. It is intended that this Results Framework will result in: