[Media Release] LONDON: 11/02/16 13:00GMT: In a series of firsts, the giant New York based Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has broken new ground for public transport authorities with its latest USD 500m bond issuance.
The International Maritime Organization is set to consider an emissions target in April, says newly appointed head Kitack Lim
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.
“This summary, shows how the strong deployment of policies within renewable energy, energy efficiency, transport, land use, carbon capture, use and storage and non-CO2 gases dramatically reduces greenhouse gas emissions at the same time as advancing goals in no less than 15 other areas, including citizens’ quality of life, health and work, lower government spending and higher tax revenues, better energy security and delivery and improved private sector profits”.
On the framework of the 4th Latin-American Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS LAC) Annual Workshop, the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Michelin Challenge Bibendum, as part of the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPCM), and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) organized a Regional dialogue on sustainable transport actions to mitigate climate change, jointly with the LEDS LAC Transport Group and
The European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism recently sent an opinion to the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety entitled “Towards a new international climate agreement in Paris”.
In preparation of COP 21, countries have agreed to publicly outline their post-2020 climate action plans, known as their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). Jordan and the Ivory Coast have recently submitted their INDCs and transport relative mitigations are quite substantive.