For the first time in Europe a similar campaign was organized in France in 1998, it was called 'In town without my car'. 22 September 2000, several districts of Brussels held a similar rally in their territory. And since 2002, was born in Belgium, an unprecedented idea – to organize a 'Sunday without cars' on the whole territory of Brussels, which has since conducted annually. Belgian experts have estimated that on this day the noise level in the city decreased by 6-8 times, and the air is cleaner at 3-4. Recall that Moscow will take part in the World 'Car Free Day' on September 22.
In this day of the townspeople call to abandon travel by car. True, unlike many other world cities, and just large cities, the capital do not overlap or downtown, or even a road, and citizen participation will be strictly voluntary. On the eve of the summit on climate change on September 22 at the un headquarters in New York at the initiative of the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held summit on climate change. The main objective of the Summit – unification of effort required to develop an agreed outcome at the un Conference on September 2017