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.
We are excited to share with you information about the upcoming UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit on September 23rd, and sustainable transport focused events during the Summit.
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ITDP and the University of California, Davis, have released a new report ahead of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on 23rd September entitled 'A Global High Shift Scenario: Impacts and Potential For More Public Transport, Walking...
Different cities across the world have introduced Low Emission Zones (LEZ) to manage air quality in urban areas. Well-known examples include the “London Low Emission Zone” and the “Umweltzone” implemented in many German cities such as Berlin.
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The 2nd Steering Committee Meeting of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Making Cities Resilient Campaign focused on how to accommodate urban priorities in the post-2015 disaster risk reduction (DRR) framework.
UN Development Programme (UNDP) Executive Board briefed on Post-2015 agenda in its second regular session.
The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20) to the UNFCCC.
The Lima Climate Finance Week sought to build a common understanding on climate finance and green investments, and strengthen linkages between different actors in order to scale up financial resources.
The UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Programme published a report on Mobilising Private-Sector Engagement in LEDS and NAMAS: Lessons Learned from the UNDP's Low emission Capacity Building Programme.