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.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appoints 3-year advisory group on Sustainable Transport.
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This transport summary, produced by the University of Cambridge and BSR is one of a series of 13, based on the findings of the IPCC AR5. The summary outlines the impacts of climate change and the mitigation potential of the transport sector.
Features the articles: 'Outcomes from Bonn, June 2014; 'Developments for sustainable transport at the UN Climate Summit and the High Level Event on 22nd September'; 'Bridging the Gap at Leipzig' as well as the usuals: Climate Fin...
Take a look at the new BtG flyer!Provides information on what the initiative is about, our core messages and key events including Transport Day 2014.
The UNFCCC Secretariat met with the representatives of the SLoCaT and BtG and the International Union of Railways (UIC) to coordinate their cooperation on sustainable and low-carbon transport initiatives. Areas of planned collaboration include Techni...
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has published the report of its 40th session, which convened in Bonn, Germany, 4-15 June 2014.
A regional workshop on NAMA Readiness and Investment Training for Mitigation Activities in the Energy and Transport Sectors took place in Astana with participants from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Germany will pay 750 million Euro for the Green Climate Fund (GCF).