Author(s): International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
There are many policy avenues that remain unexplored from a decarbonization perspective. Many of the models don’t incorporate the entire set of emission reduction strategies already commonly employed, and thus these in no way set a boundary as far as what India can achieve.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) urged nations to increase the ambition of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). India’s current NDC includes an economy-wide emissions reduction target and it is 2 °C compatible.
Trucks and buses in the EU represent just 2.5% of the total stock of vehicles on the road, yet they’re responsible for 21% of total annual oil consumption. The study proposes a variety of measures that can be implemented in 2022 to reduce oil consumption from trucks and buses both immediately and by 2027.