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The Crux Alliance May update

This month’s news features a new efficiency program in India, groundbreaking buildings research in Indonesia, technologies to clean up steel, the launch of a new bus system in Brazil, renewables growth in South Africa, and how to accelerate EV charging in the U.S.

Supporting China’s path to high-efficiency cooling

CLASP joined the recent China Refrigeration Symposium and the China Cooling Expo to present its global research on the interlinked climate and sustainable development opportunities affordable, efficient cooling appliances can bring, as well as the policy mechanisms that can expedite a country’s transition to efficiency.

The Crux Alliance April update

This month’s bulletin features a new Bus Rapid Transit Standard, the first Buildings and Climate Global Forum, a landmark industry policy win in South Korea, circular economy strategies in Germany, and more climate policy progress in the highest-emitting geographies.

India makes a big bet on electric buses

The International Council on Clean Transportation and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy are working in India to advance smart electric bus systems that can deliver cleaner, more affordable, and more equitable transportation.

ITDP’s ‘Year of the Bus’

Compared to other transport investments (highways, airports, etc.), public transport receives far less support. Despite this, we know that public transport is vital to the functioning of all cities around the world, and buses and minibuses are the backbone of public transport.

The Crux Alliance March update

This month’s news includes policies to accelerate a coal phaseout in Poland, corporate engagement to jumpstart cleaner industry in Turkey, a new electric bus partnership in Brazil, groundbreaking ship emissions research, and more.

Cutting urban emissions with policies that promote alternatives to driving

Research shows decreasing the number of miles traveled by cars and trucks is one of the most impactful measures to reduce harmful climate pollution from transportation. ICCT and ITDP share top strategies for cities to shift away from vehicle travel and to walking, cycling, and electrified public transit.

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