The Urgent Need for "Smart Urban Transport" to Combat Climate Change in the People's Republic of China
ADB-supported technical assistance on resource optimization in PRC's road sector where a methodology on measuring CO2 emissions for road projects and a handbook on awareness of climate change and eco-transport were developed.
- Increased transport and associated CO2 emissions contribute to climate change.
- Cities are a primary emissions source.
- Enhanced planning, use of technology, and incentives are "smart transport" options.