Clean Air and Green Jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean Thanks to E-Mobility

The transport sector is responsible for 15 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in the region. New report calls to prioritize the electrification of public transport, especially when updating old bus fleets. Electric mobility could foster new investments and jobs, which are key to COVID-19 recovery efforts. The transition to …

Back in the Saddle

The COVID-19 pandemic has limited our movement and activities. Recreational sports around the world have been thrown into a deep freeze, shuttering everything from tennis clubs to weekend football leagues. But one diversion that remains pandemic-approved: cycling. The World Health Organization has recommended it both as a mode of transport …

AMSTERDAM: Mobilize for a Clean, Prosperous Future

Amsterdam has ambitious aspirations to slash its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), phase out fossil fuels, and usher in a clean energy future. The city’s sustainability vision is panoramic in scope, encompassing the management of public space as well as how energy, water, and material resources can be used more efficiently. …

Competition Launched to Find Innovative Solutions for Greener Cities

IoT for Greener Cities is a new challenge launched as an initiative of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum. It targets finding and developing cutting-edge technologies, based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and other IT innovations, which could be easily introduced in our homes, buildings and …

European Mobility Week

This year EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK will be held from 16th to 22nd September under the banner of ‘Smart and sustainable mobility – an investment for Europe’, referring to the close ties between transport and economics. The benefits of smarter mobility apply across the board – from the public to the private sector, …