The transport sector is the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions. Its environmental impact increases with the ever-growing number of journeys. To ensure we can breathe again in cities and elsewhere, the One Planet Summit players are committed to pollution-free transport.
- Presentation of the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA), a sectorial coalition to accelerate the transition towards a net-zero emission mobility system before 2050. To date, joined by:
- 6 Countries (Costa Rica, Finland,France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal),
- 6 Cities and regions (Rotterdam, Lisbon, Porto, Gaia, Matosinhos, California),
- 8 Companies (Alstom, Brisa, CEiiA, DP DHL, EDP, ITAIPU Binacional, Michelin, PTV)
- TDA’s ambition is to become the most visible and influential forum to ensure that all transport sectors cooperate to reach the Paris Agreement’s objectives.
- February 2018: Working meeting in Porto to decide on: work plan, governance and funding model
- May 2018: Official launch at the International Transportation Forum
- Advocate transport decarbonisation by sending an open letter to EU institutions on transport decarbonisation
- Endorsement video by the UN SG
- Active participation in regional UNFCCC climate weeks and UK Low emission vehicles Summit
- Extension of membership, while improving the geographical balance
- Four Communities of Interest launched and active by the end of the year
- Active engagement in 15 global and regional events, such as the GCAS, COP24...
- Publication of 2 position papers on transport decarbonisation ambitions
- Presentation of the TDA vision on decarbonisation pathways
- Medium term: Joint testing of innovation
- High level meetings with European Institutions on EU ambition
- Launch of the “Tony de Brum” declaration at the initiative of France: a call for ambitious progress within the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to regulate GHG emissions from maritime transport (3% of global emissions today, could increase by 50 to 250% by 2050 otherwise).
- Declaration supported by 34 States
- 15 additional signatories to date (Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Nicaragua, Palau, Peru, New-Zealand, Tunisia, Ukraine).
- March 26th event with Minister Elisabeth Borne ahead of the IMO negotiations to rally new signatories
- Adoption of the initial strategy at IMO in April 2018, which aims to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 (compared to 2008).
October 2018: beginning of the IMO negotiations to adopt measures for the implementation of the initial strategy aiming to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050