The transport sector contributes to 27% of energy-related CO2 emissions and is the fastest growing sector in terms of greenhouse (GHG) emissions in developing countries.
Bridging the Gap is a multi-stakeholder initiative to link climate change and land transport more closely and gain better recognition of its potential in mitigating GHG emissions. This is further strengthened by supporting SLoCaT, the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership.
Bridging the Gap is planning to attend the SB42 meeting in Bonn. Follow our posts on www.transport2020.org to learn more about the transport-related side events, as well as the BtG/ SLoCaT joint side event in Bonn.
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SLoCaT and BtG have released a short report on
the progress made at the recent meeting of the ADP in Geneva
The TEC is the policy component of the UNFCCC’s technology mechanism and addresses policies issues to
support countries to enhance climate technology development and transfer
Nations have concluded the Climate Change Talks held in Geneva by successfully preparing the negotiating text for the 2015 agreement. The agreement is set to be reached in Paris at the end of 2015, coming into effect in 2020.
Clear message from the EU: “The Global transition to low emissions can be achieved without compromising growth and jobs and can provide significant opportunities for revitalising economies in Europe and globally. Climate action also brings significan...
SLoCaT and Bridging the Gap
analysis of the proceedings from the United Nations Climate Change Conference
(COP 20) in Lima and how land transport can increase ambition of
international climate policy.
Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) Meeting (Open meeting) started on 8 February in Geneva.
Bridging the Gap attended the CODATU conference in Istanbul 2-5 February. The theme for this year’s biennial conference was ‘Energy, climate and air quality challenges: the role of Urban transport policies in developing countries’.