Tag - Copenhagen
Friday 4 December 2009 at 20:48 :: Others
Tuesday 1 December 2009 at 07:13 :: What is going on?
At this honorable place of history the railway message towards the COP 15 climate change conference in Copenhagen has been signed by the participants of the conference and will be transferred by the (...)
Tuesday 18 August 2009 at 17:01 :: How to get to Copenhagen?
There are many ways to travel if you are going to Copenhagen for the COP15 or any other reason. However if you want to travel in a sustainable way you can find the timetable for all European trains at www.ecopassenger.org and compare the carbon footprint between the different modes of transportation.
A number of UIC members are offering special fares for people participating in the COP15. So please follow the evolution of this site where we will promote all special (...)
Monday 23 November 2009 at 13:55 :: What is going on?
The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
In November 2009 a team of environmental experts, NGOs and journalist has boarded the Trans Siberian Express in Vladivostok. The trip is a key part of the Train to Copenhagen project and is organised by the Russian Railways (RZD http://eng.rzd.ru/). RZD planned different stops, at Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Novgorod and the team will end their journey in Moscow 10 days later. Each stop is giving the team the (...)
Tuesday 17 November 2009 at 15:40 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
Norwegian born Margrethe was one of the team that came up with the idea of a train journey to symbolically connect Kyoto and Copenhagen but she never expected to be one of the people actually making the journey.
“Travelling on the worlds longest rail journey has always been a dream for me”, said Margrethe, “however (...)
Friday 7 August 2009 at 16:47 :: What is it?
The Train to Copenhagen team has one goal: bringing people to Copenhagen and bringing COP15 to the people. Taking the train is part of the solution in combating global warming. Trains are the most environmentally friendly mode of transport, so why would you travel by any other means to the one event in 2009 that can make a difference to the planet’s future? The International Union of Railways (UIC) and its (...)
Tuesday 18 August 2009 at 17:55 :: Transportation and climate change
"Given the role that transport plays in causing greenhouse gas emissions, any serious action on climate change will zoom in on the transport sector".
Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary UNFCCC, Tokyo, January 2009
At the end of 2009 the new climate deal, the successor of the Kyoto Protocol, will be agreed upon during the United Nations Climate Change conference, entitled COP15, in Copenhagen, Denmark (7 (...)
Saturday 21 November 2009 at 00:56 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
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Saturday 5 December 2009 at 13:40 :: The Kyoto to Copenhagen journey
I asked Mark - an Englishman - why he set up the web-site. He said, "When I travel to Europe I always take the train. Eurostar will tell you how to (...)
Thursday 18 June 2009 at 15:37 :: Transportation and climate change
What is climate change? Climate change is (...)