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Press release on Climate | Energy

In a nutshell: Transport and its environmental impact

The free Daten zum Verkehr [Transport Data] brochure published by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) provides an overview of current developments on roads, railroads, and in the aviation and shipping sectors. Its focus is on the impact on soil, air and water of our present system of passenger and freight traffic. Tables, charts and case studies provide clear illustration of existing inter-relationships. It is clear to UBA President Jochen Flasbarth that “the transport sector poses a real challenge to environmental protection on both a national and international scale. Sustainable design of the transport system will require many individual initiatives at political and public level, which can only occur if based on solid information. Our brochure will provide this information”. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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