BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct 1 2019 (IPS) - Last week, world leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York for the Climate Action Summit. Their goal was simple: to increase ambition and accelerate action in the face of a mounting climate emergency.
Instead of placing all their bets on electric vehicles, governments and urban planners must promote mass public transport and enable different modes of mobility to tackle traffic congestion.
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The “Statistical Perspectives 2018: Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific” is a statistical overview of progress on energy in the Asia-Pacific region created especially for the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum, and as a follow-up document to the Initial “Statistical Perspectives: Focus Areas for Realizing Enhanced Energy Security”, which was produced in preparation of the First Asian and Pacific Energy Forum held in 2013.