Think Talk: Sustainable Transportation in the Climate Change Era
Tuesday 18 June 2024 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This talk explores how transportation significantly impacts our environment. With climate change becoming an increasingly urgent issue, it's vital to understand how our travel choices contribute to this global challenge. We will delve into innovative solutions and practices in transportation that can help mitigate climate change. From electric vehicles to public transit advancements, we'll examine how these approaches can reduce carbon emissions and foster a sustainable future. This presentation aims to inform and inspire action towards more environmentally friendly transportation methods, crucial for preserving our planet for future generations.
About Dr Timothy Welch, Senior Lecturer, Urban Planning – University of Auckland
Dr Timothy Welch is a senior lecturer, head of the Urban Planning Program and Co-Director of the Future Cities Research Hub in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland. He has extensive experience in transportation, infrastructure, and urban modelling and is passionate about creating more equitable and sustainable cities. His work focuses on real-world problems and the application of research to create positive change in cities and communities.
Please register for this talk so we can plan seating for the expected numbers. A small donation on arrival at the door is appreciated.