The Global Fuel Economy Initiative has been highlighted as a key contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative which aims to double the global rate of energy efficiency within the UN’s Post-2015 Development Goals.
Transport Day 2013 has taken place during the 19th UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP 19) in Warsaw.
Fuel economy improvements from conventional internal combustion engine cars can save $2 trillion over the next decade, according to a new report by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) prepared by Lew Fulton of University of California at Davis.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted global measures to double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency worldwide as part of his recommendations for making progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and forming the new development agenda beyond 2015.
Daniel Sperling, Ph.D., director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis, is one of two recipients of the 2013 Blue Planet Prize.
The number of cars on the planet is set to triple by 2050, with the vast majority of those new vehicles owned and driven in non-OECD countries.
The Warsaw Statement on Low Carbon Transport and Sustainable Development adopted at Transport Day 2013 calls upon the Parties to COP 19 to support work on vehicle fuel efficiency.
ICCT, a partner in the Global Fuel Economy Initiative has published a report into the potential impact of fuel economy standards on global health issues.
ICCT this week published it’s annual European Vehicle Handbook, which shows that efficient vehicles are available in European markets which make the proposed CO2 targets entirely attainable.
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