12 Jul '18, 12pm

Ahead of #GCAS2018 Summit, Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge is launched

UN Climate Change News, 12 July 2018 - Ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco in September, co-chaired by the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa, states, regions, cities and international businesses groups and other NGOs are urging the rapid adoption of electric vehicles around the world to decarbonize the transport sector. A new ‘Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Challenge’ has been launched by The Climate Group and C40 Cities to bring global purchasing power for electric and other clean vehicles together. The transport sector is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, and with emissions form the sector projected to steeply grow under a business as usual scenario, ground-breaking solutions are needed to progress towards climate neutrality. Electric vehicles, powered by clean, renewable energy, have strong potential to help fight both air ...

Full article: https://unfccc.int/news/zero-emission-vehicle-challenge-l...

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