In India, two-wheelers account for 70% of the 200 million plus registered vehicles — contributing to around 20% of the total Carbon Dioxide emissions and about 30% of the particulate emissions in urban areas. The electrification of two-wheelers (2Ws) provides an enormous opportunity to cut down on Carbon Dioxide emissions and improve air quality levels.
Cities are transforming in many ways as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A great number of people changed their lifestyles during the pandemic and turned to walking and cycling, and the government changed how transport can be accessed. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) initiated different challenges like
Globally, and in India, the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily interrupted the strong growth of the electric vehicles market. In the coming days, it will be important to regain this momentum in order to advance the decarbonization of transport.
The transport sector is responsible for 24% of global energy-
Among various response approaches to build back better following the COVID-19 pandemic, one approach that has gained global attention from the perspective of green, sustainable and resilient growth is ‘Nature-based Solutions (NbS)’
NbS are actions that help address societal challenges and foster development