Rising to the Challenge

Achieving Net Zero will require new
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Re-charging Britain’s roads policy

By Professor David Begg & Claire Haigh

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Decarbonising Transport

Decarbonising Transport

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Integrating the Planning and Delivery of Sustainable Transport with New Housing Development


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Rising to the Challenge: What will it take to decarbonise transport?

Published on: 1st July 2021 by Lora Shopova.

Transport is the fastest growing source of global greenhouse gas emissions and the biggest emitting sector of the UK economy. As hosts of the COP26 UN climate summit in November the UK will need a credible plan for decarbonising transport. Our thinking needs to change if we are to rise to the scale of the…

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Roads to the future: Using technology to implement road pricing

Published on: 3rd August 2021 by Paul Hirst and Jo-Ann Pattinson.

The growth of zero emission vehicles on our roads is going to lead to a £40 billion hole in tax revenues from lost fuel duty and vehicle excise duty. Replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric vehicles does not fully answer the emissions problem.  The real (but difficult to confront) solution is: fewer trips by…

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