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Transport and greenhouse gas emissions: challenges for 2030

10 May 2017  •  Author(s): Libor Lochman, Executive Director & Ethem Pekin, Senior Environmental Economist, CER

As the world’s population continues to rise at an unprecedented rate, so too does industry and the resultant need to move both people and goods. Progressive climate change as a consequence of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a problem we are facing on a global scale – and it is not going away any time soon. The CER’s Libor Lochman, Executive Director, and Ethem Pekin, Senior Environmental Economist, explain the EU’s efforts toward countering this problem and highlight the greater effort needed in the cause. 

Transport and greenhouse gas emissions: challenges for 2030

Global climate change action

The EU’s commitment regarding climate diplomacy resulted in an ambitious agreement at the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015. The Paris Agreement was formally ratified by the EU and entered into force on 4 November 2016. Now, without delay, the EU is tasked with implementing its target to reduce emissions by at least 40% by 2030.

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