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Showing posts from September, 2018

Reducing transport emissions: lessons from a career

Margarita Parra and I discussed lessons from her 8 years directing  William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant-making  aimed at reducing transportation-related air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions . The interview was prompted by an article Margarita wrote  for the Foundation’s website to reflect on and share lessons learned from her work there .  As I end my term as Program Officer of the @Hewlett_Found I want to share my learning and experience advocating for #lowcarbon #transport . Check my blog! — Margarita Parra (@ciclistamaluca) July 19, 2018 The article was also picked up (and adapted slightly) by WRI’s the CityFix blog .  Margarita is worth paying attention to on this issue given her long track record of working on it through several relevant organizations. Before Hewlett Foundation, her experience included ICLEI's Ecomobility programme . She is also a Member of the Board of Directors for the  Partnership on Sustainable, Lo