Transport constitutes a significant portion of the logistics activities. It is responsible for large amounts of GHG emissions.

Climate Change

The Responsibility of Transport and Logistics

Today, the transport and logistics sector contributes around 24% of global CO2 emissions. By 2050, the European Environment Agency expects global logistics to account for up to 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions if strong and effective actions are not taken. Together, we are fighting to produce fewer greenhouse gas emissions and to stop climate change. Climate-neutral, "Green Logistics" is our future.

A greenhouse gas (or GHG) is any gas in the atmosphere that absorbs and releases heat, thereby keeping the planet's atmosphere warmer than it would otherwise be. The most important pollutants, and respectively, greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the Earth’s atmosphere are water vapour, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and ozone.

Fighting Climate Change

In the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change (UNFCC-2015), policymakers set out a global framework for the world to counter dangerous global warming. To this end, the rise of the average global temperature is to be kept well below 2°C, and further efforts are to be made to limit the temperature rise to 1.5°C. Additionally, the capacity of countries to adapt to the consequences of climate change is to be strengthened and they are to be supported in their efforts (; 2020). The EU and its Member States are among the nearly 190 parties to the Paris Agreement.

As a contribution to the Convention's goals, countries have submitted comprehensive national action plans for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. While these are not yet sufficient to meet the temperature targets set, the Convention charts the path to further action.

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CarbonCare for Climate Protection

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Global Warming

Dramatic increase in average temperatures.

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Greenhouse Effect 

Greenhouse gases in the earth's atmosphere

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