Logistics cause 11% to 12% of global CO2 emissions. Road transport accounts for around two thirds of this. Even with the fastest possible switch to electric trucks, the logistics industry is not on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. In Europe,… Read More
Sustainable mobility: illusions and successes
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 little. I presented my analyses and recommendations for effective policies at the directorate Sustainable Mobility of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and at a high level meeting of the Benelux Union.
Presentation Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management Sustainable mobility: Illusions and successes (2022)
Presentation Benelux Union Decarbonizing transport (2022)