Carbon Neutral Transportation Strategies for Pakistan


  • Ali Akber Khan Ph.D. Environmental Management, Pakistan Author
  • Iftekhar Ahmed Head of Department Environment Management, NCBA&E Lahore, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Muhammad Khalid Qamar Professor, NCBA&E Lahore, Pakistan Author
  • Tahreem Aqsa Phd Scholar, NCBA&E Lahore, Pakistan Author



carbon neutral transportation, transportation sector, legal frameworks, technological improvements


This research project investigates the core domain of carbon neutral transportation alternatives in the specific context of Pakistan. The study recognizes the increasing carbon emissions, namely in the transportation sector, and focuses on creating sustainable and environmentally conscious solutions. The first segment provides a comprehensive overview of Pakistan's current carbon emissions associated with transportation and underscores the urgent need to address this problem and the immediate necessity for effective intervention (Smith et al., 2021). The research seeks to explicitly delineate its objectives, encompassing the examination of prevailing difficulties, the exploration of prospective strategies, and the formulation of pragmatic recommendations to attain carbon neutrality.

The literature study offers a comprehensive examination of worldwide carbon-neutral transportation initiatives, emphasizing the similarities and differences in connection to Pakistan's distinct socio-economic and infrastructural circumstances (Jones & Patel, 2020). A comprehensive examination is carried out on the transportation system in Pakistan, with a specific emphasis on the inherent challenges and the possibilities for implementing carbon neutral methods. Moreover, a comprehensive analysis of previous research on sustainable mobility in the country forms the basis for this study. The methodology section offers a comprehensive account of the study's approach, encompassing the data sources, collection processes, and analytical tools utilized to guarantee a meticulous and exhaustive investigation (Brown & Green, 2019). The main focus of the paper is to delineate the carbon emission characteristics of Pakistan's transportation sector. This entails a thorough analysis of the current levels of emissions, the impacts of various transportation modes, and the anticipated patterns of future emissions. The following sections examine various methods for attaining carbon neutrality in transportation, including legal frameworks, technological improvements, infrastructural growth, and behavioral changes. Case studies are used to illustrate successful strategies and potential challenges, both at the national and global levels.


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How to Cite

Khan, A. A. ., Ahmed, I. ., Qamar, M. K. ., & Aqsa, T. . (2023). Carbon Neutral Transportation Strategies for Pakistan. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 12(4), 148-158.

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