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A small environmental organization has taken on Germany’s powerful auto industry in court and has begun winning limited bans on heavily polluting diesel vehicles. Some analysts say this may be the beginning of the end for diesel automobiles in Germany and the European Union.
This report provides an updated baseline scenario for the development of emissions to 2035 and gives an overview of measures that can effectively reduce shipping emissions.
The protection of these corridors is proposed to be achieved through a State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP), an environmental planning instrument that addresses matters of state or regional environmental planning significance. The New South Wales government is currently seeking the community’s feedback on this discussion...
Continued planning is critical if New South Wales is to have a world-class transport system with infrastructure investments that support growth and meet the aspirations for how we want to travel and live.
Regional scale collaboration on climate change adaptation is an important consideration for governments. This report is based on a project that explored the relationship between legal and policy frameworks and cross-border collaboration on climate change adaptation in the Australian Capital Region (ACR).
Cities worldwide are implementing modern transit systems to improve mobility in the increasingly congested metropolitan areas. Despite much research on the effects of such systems, a comparison of effects across transit modes and countries has not been studied comprehensively. This paper fills this gap in...
Low-carbon mobility (LCM) features strongly in debates about the sustainability of cities and their resilience in the face of demographic, economic, and climate change. Transport is a major source of carbon emissions and there are indications that these continue to increase, despite the considerable recent...
The Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities were developed by Robin Chase, Zipcar co-Founder, and a consortium of leading city and transport organizations including: the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, Natural Resources Defense...
In the last ten years, transit use in Southern California has fallen significantly. This report investigates that falling transit use. The authors examined patterns of transit service and patronage over time and across the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) region, and consider an array...
This report compares the fuel efficiency of 20 airlines operating nonstop flights between the mainland United States and East Asia and Oceania. It extends the previous transatlantic fuel efficiency methodology to the transpacific market.
HighlightsHainan Airlines and All Nippon Airways (ANA) were...