Efforts to achieve sustainable mobility saw many illusions and only few successes. Fortunately, the successes were large. In shorthand: policies to force the use of cleaner vehicles and energy, have been very successful. Attempts to change mobility behaviour contributed only… Read More
A European Task Force set up by the Centre for European Policy Studies developed pathways and policies to achieve a tremendous reduction in transport greenhouse gases by 2050. This Task Force, which I chaired, comprised of all involved stakeholders, including oil and car industry, public transport companies, environmental NGO’s, experts and European and national government officials. Main conclusion is that between 50 and 80% of the required cuts will be achieved by clean technology for cars, trucks, ships and aircraft.