Planes, trains and automobiles: It’s transport day at COP26. Here’s what you need to know

November 11, 2021

The COP26 climate summit has entered its thornier, more difficult stages — when scores of countries must come to a tangible agreement on steps to tackle climate change. Today’s theme is “transportation.”

Professor Robert Noland, director of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, offers his perspective on how transportation contributes to greenhouse gases, noting that aviation is particularly troublesome since they release vapors high in the atmosphere, where their climate impact is magnified.

Washington Post, November 9, 2021 (subscription required, may open in incognito window)

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