Decarbonising transport: Inequality, joined-up action, and the risk of technological optimism

Press/Media: Research


The Department for Transport’s (DfT) long-awaited Decarbonising Transport plan presents a technologically optimistic vision that ignores the need to act now, argue Dr Cristina Temenos and Dr Joe Blakey from The University of Manchester. It risks locking in high-carbon futures whilst overlooking transport inequalities and opportunities for joined-up thinking.

Period28 Oct 2021

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Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Policy@Manchester
  • Manchester Urban Institute
  • Manchester Environmental Research Institute