Posts Tagged: Transport

SLoCaT Annual Meeting 2018

In line with the tradition of the SLoCaT Partnership, our Annual Meeting took place on Monday January 8, 2018 at the World Resources Institute (WRI) Office in Washington DC, from 5pm to 8pm followed by a Members Networking reception. More than 40 SLoCaT member SLoCaT Partnership participated the meeting in person and remotely to review SLoCaT’s work in 2016-2017 and also discuss the priorities for coming year.  

SLoCaT Meeting Documents

 

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. 

Transport Day Marrakech

PROGRAM TRANSPORT DAY – MARRAKECH CLIMATE CONFERENCE

Sunday 13th November: 08.30 – 20.00

Venue: The Es Saadi Gardens and Resort which is centrally located in Marrakech, 2km from the venue of COP22 (see map)

Objectives of the Transport Day Marrakesh  

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.