Jean-Sébastien Lénik (Vice-President), Gonçalo Vilaça (Senior Consultant) and Thibaut Roques (Economic Analyst) will present a consulting case "Quantifying the economic impact of a green(er) worldwide transportation sector" to the TSE community on February 26th, 2015, Room MB II, 5pm.
was commissioned by Michelin to study the macroeconomic impacts of moving the global transportation sector towards a low-carbon pathway. This study was presented during the Michelin Bibendum Challenge, a global event dedicated to sustainable mobility, in Chengdu last November. Its conclusions are featured in the event’s flagship collaborative publication, a putting forward a new vision for sustainable mobility that was communicated to decision makers from all levels around the world.
NERA’s analysis focused on the tradeoffs faced by policy-makers in the United States, the European Union, and China over the period 2015 to 2030 and how the transportation sector could play a role to meet the goals set out in the Cancun Agreements. NERA used its proprietary model of the world economy to compare the economic impacts of a significant reduction in the tank-to-wheel CO2 emissions of the transportation sector under different scenarios and policy levers.