SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY FOR ALL

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October 15, 2018
Latest updates on the work of SuM4All, sustainable mobility news from around the world, upcoming events and more.
September 28, 2018
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August 21, 2018
"Sustainable Energy," a CNBC Special Report investigates energy innovations that improve the way we live, work and play. In 2018, "Sustainable Energy" launched a new series focusing on the relationship between energy and transport. The sixth program of the series - "The Clean, Green Future of Transport" focuses on mobility and the developing world.
August 15, 2018
In the current international context, a binding framework of action is unlikely to be supported by all countries in the international community. Therefore, the development of a framework based on voluntary compliance is the basis for obtaining support from relevant governments. This seems to be the most realistic and a relatively constructive first step.
October 09, 2018
In case you haven’t heard, plastic straws are bad news for the planet. This much was made clear over the summer as a surge of anti-straw sentiment spread across many countries. News channels all over the world highlighted how this small and light piece of hollow plastic has been contaminating the oceans and posing a risk to the environment.
October 09, 2018
Low- and middle- income countries typically lack adequate systems for collecting road crash data. This limits their capacity to monitor, effectively advocate for, manage and efficiently improve road safety.
October 09, 2018
Only recently Access (to jobs, markets, public services, social interaction) has been recognised as the real objective of mobility of people, and the final justification of transport activity. It is also recognised that lack of access creates very significant loss of opportunities and of quality of life in general, thus making it a very real factor of social exclusion.
July 11, 2018
The Chinese government, based on its commitment to carbon reduction in the Paris Climate Agreement, laid out its intention to achieve peak CO₂ emissions by 2030, and to make its best effort to peak as early as possible. It committed to lowering CO₂ emissions per unit of GDP by 60–65 percent of their 2005 levels and to increasing the share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption to about 20 percent.