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  • CO2 continues to rise

    Transport use in non-OECD countries is expected to grow by about five times between 2000 and 2050, according to ‘Transport Outlook 2011’, a report by the International Transport Forum.

    [mailchimp_signup][/mailchimp_signup]It predicts passenger kilometres will grow by 30-40% in OECD countries and by a factor of 5-6.5 in non-OECD countries, while tonne kilometres will grow by 60-90% in OECD and by a factor of 4-5 in non-OECD. It says predicted improvements in fuel economy means CO2 emissions will rise less strongly than mobility, but global emissions from vehicle use in 2050 are still likely to be 2.5 to 3 times as much as they were in 2000.