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8 development banks commit to provide more than $175B to scale up support for sustainable transport

Green Car Congress

Rapid motorization is creating more congestion, air pollution, traffic accidents and greenhouse gas emissions—especially in developing countries. Global CO 2 emissions from the transport sector are projected to increase nearly 50% by 2030 unless significant changes are adopted. Many large Asian cities also suffer from the highest air pollution levels in the world, contributing to the premature death of half a million people each year.