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EU side event at COP26: Decarbonisation of Road Transport

Decarbonising road transport – where do we stand and what’s at stake? European scientists and researchers, together with technology developers and industry pioneers, will present and discuss with the audience the challenges that they face and propose changes to policies and regulations that could help to accelerate the decarbonisation process.

Friday 12 Nov

Time and Location

  • 14:00-15:00 CET
  • virtual

In this online Side Event of the EU Pavilion at COP26, the European science academies will address the potential for reducing GHG emissions by avoiding road transport, shifting passengers and freight onto more sustainable means of transport, and improving the emissions performance of road vehicles. The Potsdam Institute and ACEA will report on progress being achieved with the decarbonisation of road freight vehicles, and PeddleSmart will report on the potential for using innovative vehicles to decarbonise the carrying of people and freight (including waste, food and digital advertising) over the last mile.

The event will take place on Friday, 12 Nov 2021, 13:00 to 14:00 GMT (14:00 to 15:00 CET) online. 

To attend the event please register here, login on the day of the event and select the respective livestream.


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