Transport for under two degrees – the way forward: 10 key insights for the decarbonisation of the transport sector

  • 01/10/2020
  • GIZ

The transport sector is the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions at present. It accounts for approximately one quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions and hence figures prominently in efforts to transform the energy economy and protect the climate. Without a scaled-up global mitigation effort, it will not be possible to reach the climate targets of the Paris Agreement. A decarbonisation of the global transport sector is the next necessary step in the global energy transformation.The study identifies challenges and opportunities for a sustainable, low-carbon transport sector and provides decision-makers with a clear vision and specific recommendations on how to achieve decarbonisation of the sector and orchestrate international efforts for a global transport system transformation.