Night trains return in force, proving the old adage that the journey can be just as important as the destination Continue reading Dream on: the overnight rail comeback that’s revitalising inter-city travel
With the finish line now visible in the race for commercial electric flight, we review the battery-powered flyers landing soon at a place near you Continue reading Aerial Revolution: Electrifying Air Travel is on the Horizon
Global warming cannot be stopped without decarbonising transport. But moving people and goods is still 90 percent oil-dependent and national decarbonisation plans lack focus. A moment of truth is approaching at the COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow in November. By Hans Michael Kloth Just under one-quarter of all the earth-warming, climate-changing CO2 humankind blows into the atmosphere comes from our current transport habits: the petrol-powered … Continue reading Can Transport Kick Its Carbon Habit?
Nobody throws a lance when they have no target: what climate policy can learn from human resource management. Continue reading The fine art of taking good aim (when trying to save the climate)
The signatories of the Paris Agreement have to submit more ambitious decarbonisation plans by early November. We take a look at how committed they are to reducing transport CO2. By Hans Michael Kloth Finally, during the third all-nighter in a row, the breakthrough came. In the catacombs of the airport-turned-convention centre in Le Bourget on the northern outskirts of Paris, lawyers huddled from 2 a.m. to comb through 29 articles of fiendishly complex text. As morning broke, translators went … Continue reading Are you serious?