21 December 2020

How can Ethiopian cities bounce back from COVID-19 with active mobility at the forefront?

by Seble Samuel and Iman Abubaker Photo by AP/Mulugeta Ayene Pedestrianised streets, pop-up cycling lanes and non-motorised transport infrastructure have been critical elements of cities’ pandemic recovery strategies. But in Ethiopian cities, where walking and cycling are dominant modes of …

7 December 2017

Transport needs to be a key topic at the One Planet Summit

On 12 December 2017, the government of France is hosting the One Planet Summit, to celebrate the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement.

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8 May 2017

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. 

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22 June 2016

Transport is now European's biggest climate problem

Brussels, 21 June 2016 

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2 June 2016

German Development Minister Müller announces a new mobility initiative in support of global transformation of transport and traffic systems

In view of the upcoming global human settlements conference Habitat III, to be held in Quito, Ecuador, in October, Federal Development Minister Gerd Müller and the Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller, today inaugurated the German Habitat Forum.

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19 May 2016

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.

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16 May 2016

Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda while Encouraging, Leaves Room for Improvement on Transport

Shanghai, May 16th 2016

The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) conducted an analysis on the Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda (NUA)- the expected outcome document of the Habitat III Conference- from the perspective of sustainable transport. 

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16 March 2016

Clean Air Asia Report: China's Air Pollution Policies Shows Initial Progress in 74 Cities but Still Have A Long Way to Go

The implementation of the Chinese “Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan” (the ‘Action Plan’) has received much attention since it was published in September 2013. Clean Air Asia released the report, “China Air 2015: Air Pollution Prevention and Control Progress in Chinese Cites<

1 March 2016

Measuring, reporting and verifying emissions in the transport sector

While the transport sector is a key promoter of development and economic growth, it also causes significant GHG emissions. Therefore, it is crucial to address the transport sector when planning or implementing mitigation action. But how to assess the impact of transport based mitigation efforts?

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