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?
With the bike industry posting record results, we take a spin around what’s afoot to assess whether pedal power is here to stay. Continue reading Wheels of Fortune: Riding High on Cycling’s Second Golden Age
As the world’s fleet of electric vessels continues to grow, we explore the “quiet revolution” taking place at sea. Continue reading Silent Sailing