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The Paris COP21 agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emission has been deposited at the UN in New York and opened for signature. The pressure is on for the governments that will need to make significant efforts in the coming years to translate the ambitious commitments into concrete action, particularly in the transport sector. There is also pressure on the freight transport and logistics sector to engage actively in policy development as this will support them in making the right decisions and implement actions.

Green and Inclusive Transport - Latest posts

13 May 2016
Nicolette van der Jagt, Director General, CLECAT

The Paris COP21 agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emission has been deposited at the UN in New York and opened for signature. The pressure is on for the governments that will need to make significant efforts in the coming years to translate the ambitious commitments into concrete action,... Read more

10 May 2016
Sheila Watson, FIA Foundation

Improving vehicle fuel economy is simple and cost effective. By introducing policies to improve fuel economy, such as emissions standards, fiscal incentives and labelling, governments can significantly reduce the amount of fuel used by vehicles in their country, saving money and cutting carbon... Read more

9 May 2016
Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, UIC Director General

COP21 highlighted the decisive role that transport can play in sustainable development. The transport sector represents around 25% of CO2 emissions and the outlook for the mobility of goods and people is expected to increase over the coming decades. At global level it is essential that... Read more