Greater investment in greener, more sustainable transport systems is essential for propelling the economic and social development that is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to an expert panel report delivered to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Finding that global, national and local transport systems are hobbled by inefficiencies aviationBan Ki-Moonmaritime industriesMobilizing Sustainable Transport for Developmentpublic transportrailroadSDG's Read More
The Two Countries Also Announce Support for Increased Action on Aviation and Refrigerant Emissions
Bonn, Sept 3 2016 -- Ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement by China and the United States – the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases – has brought its rapid entry into force a big aviationChinaclimate changeEmissionsEspinosaParis Climate AgreementrefrigerantUS Read More
Includes Agreement to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies by 2025
At a meeting in Ise-Shima, in Japan, G7 countries said they would take the necessary steps to secure rapid ratification, acceptance or approval of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement. In their joint statement, the leaders of the UK, US, Canada, France, 1.5 degrees2 degreesadaptationaviationClean Energyclimate changeclimate financeCOP21decarbonizationEmissionsEnergyG7G7 Ise-Shima SummitHFC'sIndustryParisparis agreementRenewablessustainabilityUNFCCC Read More
The U.N. agency charged with overseeing commercial air travel across the globe issued new efficiency standards on Monday to reduce emissions from commercial airlines. The standards, if given final approval later this year, will reduce carbon emissions by 650 million tons between 2020 and 2040, according to a White House aircraftaviationclimate changeCOP21emission reductionEmissionsEnergyICAOregulationsWhite House Read More