1 June 2016

REN 21 Calls for Bigger Efforts from Transport Sector on Topic of Renewable Energy

Today REN21 published its annual overview of the state of renewable energy. The Renewables 2016 Global Status Report reveals that renewables are now firmly established as competitive, mainstream sources of energy in many countries around the world.

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19 January 2016

Railway Gazette: Rail must be more efficient, convenient, reliable and cost-effective to be widely used

The editor-in-Chief of the Railway Gazette Christopher Jackson has published a new article “Cleaner greener and leaner” in the January Railway Gazette continuing the discussions at the 

12 January 2016

United Nations General Assembly Adopts a Resolution on Promoting Multimodal Transit Corridors

On December 22nd 2015, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a new Resolution entitled “Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting multimodal transit corridors”.  The resolution was initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan and co-sponsored by 85 United Nations (UN) member states.

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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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9 December 2015

Chairs’ Summary of COP21 High level Event on Zero Emission Vehicles

On 8 December 2015, at the Netherlands Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP21 meeting, high level representatives from government, the private sector, civil society and international organizations met to discuss the role that zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) play in mitigating climate change.

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9 December 2015

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment of the Netherlands Publish “Around the World in Eighty Days of Climate Actions in Transport” Report

“What’s important now is to make these actions [INDC transport actions] visible and connect them to the ambitions of the transport-organisations. We are aiming to achieve critical mass, so that we can accelerate progress towards results. With this publication we hope to boost that acceleration.”

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