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Unfold Podcast, Episode 8: Transitioning to Low-Carbon Transportation

By Amy Quinton on November 10, 2020 in Environment

In California, 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions comes from transportation. Emissions from this sector will make it difficult to meet the state’s 2030 climate goals. There are myriad solutions: electric vehicles, public transportation, ride share, e-scooters and more. But people’s behaviors and habits as well as bad land-use planning make this one of the most difficult sectors to decarbonize. In the latest episode of Unfold, the podcast’s hosts talk with University of California, Davis, experts about our prospects for transitioning to low-carbon transportation.

In this episode: 

  • Giovanni Circella, director of 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program, Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis
  • Lew Fulton, Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways Program director, Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis
  • Dan Sperling, founding director of the Institute of Transportation Studies and California Air Resources Board member 

In season 2, Unfold explores the solutions to and complexities of climate change. It is available free, on demand at Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon's Tunein, Stitcher, Pandora and Spotify. It is hosted by Amy Quinton and co-hosted by Kat Kerlin. It is produced by Cody Drabble. Original music for Unfold comes from UC Davis alumnus Damien Verrett and Curtis Jerome Haynes. Follow on Twitter at @Unfoldpodcast.

Media contact(s)

Amy Quinton, News and Media Relations, 530-752-9843, cell 530-601-8077, amquinton@ucdavis.edu

Kat Kerlin, News and Media Relations, 530-752-7704, 530-750-9195, kekerlin@ucdavis.edu

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