Decarbonizing Transport

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Decarbonizing Transport

  • NITI Aayog launched a project ‘Decarbonizing Transport in India’ in collaboration with International Transport Forum.
  • The aim of the project is to develop a pathway towards a low carbon transport system for India.
  • India has been a member of International transport Forum (ITF) since 2008.
  • ITF is an intergovernmental organization for transport policy.
Decarbonizing Transport

Overview

  • The online launch event informed transport and climate stakeholders in India about planned project activities.
  • It will also offer the opportunity to provide inputs regarding India՚s transport challenges and how they relate to carbon dioxide reduction ambitions.
  • The discussion will help in aligning the project further on India՚s specific needs and circumstances.
  • The project will design a tailor-made transport emissions assessment framework for India.
  • Through the project, the government will get a detailed understanding of current and future transport activity and the related carbon dioxide emissions as the basis for their decision making.
  • The Indian project comes under the wider context of the International Transport Forum՚s ‘Decarbonizing Transport’ initiative.
  • The project is a part of ‘Decarbonizing Transport in Emerging Times’ (DTEE) family of projects, which supports transport decarburization across different world regions.
  • The current participants are-
    • India
    • Argentina
    • Azerbaijan
    • Morocco
  • The DTEE is collaboration between the ITF and the Wuppertal Institute, supported by the International Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.

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