Transport Sector Plan for mitigation and adaptation to Climate Change

Passed in 2013
This plan of the transport and urban mobility sector for climate change mitigation and adaptation aims to contribute to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in the sector, through initiatives that lead to the expansion of the transportation infrastructure and the greater use of more energy efficient transportation. Regarding the urban mobility sector, its objective is to increase the use of efficient systems of public passenger transport, contributing to the fulfilment of the voluntarily commitments made by Brazil. The plan presents by subsector the current profile of emissions, future projections, projections for reduction of emissions and the mitigation actions with strategies for their implementation. The subsectors are: freight transportation (train, roads, water) and urban mobility. The main focus of the plan is mitigation of GHG emissions.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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