How do we best tackle greenhouse gas emissions in personal transport?
Nov 3, 2012 in Sustainable Mobility
To achieve the EUs 2050 emissions targets, the transport sector, which accounts for around one third of GHGs, will have to cut its carbon footprint by more than 60% compared with 1990 levels.
This will require a shift, in both attitude and technology, to the way we travel and the way we transport and consume products. It will also require strong collaboration between government and the private sector if we are to reach the goals set forth.
With fossil-fuel prices at an all-time high across the globe, public and commercial appetite for energy saving is high: how can that enthusiasm be turned into long-lasting, effective solutions?