The most recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report again underscores the need for swift action on greenhouse gas emissions. It also highlights the importance of building walkable mixed use communities as a key strategy in fighting climate change.
A top intergovernmental organization released a 10-point plan to cut gasoline use worldwide in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine — but the U.S. will have trouble actually implementing it without an upheaval on our national transportation culture.
As gas prices soar, we're offering full team coverage. First, Kea Wilson looks at how American motorists say they'll drive less while transportation expert Charles Komanoff disagrees (see his article below).
This week, Adie Tomer from Brookings talks about how transit-oriented development and active transportation play into climate strategies. We talk about mitigation versus adaptation strategies and what solutions work best for each.
The U.S. ban on Russian oil has sustainable transportation advocates urging leaders to take action before surging gas prices overwhelm American families — by giving them access to the active and shared transportation they have long needed.