In September 2017, BYD, Cummins, Scania, and Volvo joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets and pledged to make soot-free technologies available to 20 cities worldwide. What progress has been made?
The transport sector accounts for almost one quarter of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is one of the main contributors to urban air pollution in most cities. African countries and cities are no different. They require a thoughtful approach that considers the tradeoff between economic growth and sustainable development.
The ICCT’s work on biofuels focuses on greenhouse gas emissions implications, but it’s also important to be aware of the other consequences of expanding the biofuels industry.
The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) argues that enhancing indigenous land rights could deliver co-benefits in reduced deforestation