We cannot stay aligned with a 1.5 degree C scenario without complementing electrification with strategies that will reduce vehicle kilometers traveled, argue Mohamed Hegazy and Domenik Kohl, Climate Champions Team.
The billion dollar campaign to electrify transport
The roadmap to ending pollution from transportation is here, says electrification advocate and UN Climate Champions’ Special Adviser, Monica Araya. In conversation with head of TED Chris Anderson, Araya introduces Drive Electric: a global campaign to retire the polluting internal combustion engine in time to avoid climate disaster.
And she shares some exciting news: a breakthrough funding commitment from the Audacious Project that puts the project well on its way to realizing a billion-dollar plan to supercharge the transition to electric vehicles over the next five years. Learn more about the coalition of 70 organizations powering this global action — and the role all cities, politicians and citizens can play to secure a zero-emission transport future.
Listen to Fathia Nejri, Director of Strategy and Projects for Tunisia’s Ministry of Transport explain why investing in additional metro lines will benefit the health, wealth and livelihoods of the country and its people.
To mark World Oceans Day, we delve into the maritime industry’s net zero transition. CMB CEO Alexander Saverys explains how the company is helping propel the change through their advocacy for green hydrogen.
Shipping companies and supply chain showcase climate ambition ahead of critical climate negotiations
A UN Global Compact event today emphasized the need for collaboration and ambitious goals to achieve decarbonization in the maritime sector.