Recent Posts by Holger
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Congestion in Urban China is appalling...and growing. Photo by Liang Zhi Gou.
The Trillion Yuan Question: How Can China Fund Its Sustainable Growth?
This post was originally featured on WRIInsights and was co-authored with Daniel Bongardt, Transport Policy Advisor with the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).  China—especially its cities—has embraced sustainable transport in a big way. The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development recently urged Chinese cities ...
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EMBARQ Director Holger Dalkmann accompanies journalists on a tour of Transoeste, the first bus rapid transit corridor in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Mariana Gil / EMBARQ Brazil.
Rio+20 in the Rear View: What’s the Road Ahead for Sustainable Transportation?
This post was originally published by Holger Dalkmann, the director of EMBARQ (the producer of this blog), on WRI Insights. As we look to make sense of the Rio+20 conference that concluded last week, we can confidently say that transportation drove its ...
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Transportation is responsible for one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in developed nations and is the fastest-growing source of GHG emissions in developing countries. Photo credit: Flickr/Harold R
Why Transportation Needs to Be on the Rio+20 Agenda
This post originally appeared on WRI Insights Ten years ago, world leaders convened in Johannesburg to establish the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), global strategies designed to end poverty, hunger, and disease by 2015. While the pledges were ambitious, they ...
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This year marks EMBARQ's 10-year anniversary. Photo by Dave K. Cooper.
Bold Vision for the Future of Sustainable Transport
EMBARQ (the producer of this blog) and its partners are pleased to host the annual Transforming Transportation event on January 26-27 at The World Bank in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference will focus on big ideas to scale up sustainable transport best practices in ...
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