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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 33.00
Road transport accounts for approximately 80% of CO2 emissions emanating from transport, which corresponds to more than 20% of total emissions. This clearly has enormous implications for global climate change. What are the measures and strategies already taken by OECD countries to reduce or stabilise greenhouse gases from road transport? What frameworks... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 46.00
Hungary in its post-transition period finds itself struggling with several problems in its urban travel systems. Urban roads are increasingly crowded, and car ownership and use are rising. As in many neighbouring cities in Central and Eastern Europe, Hungary's cities are wrestling with how to maintain a highly favourable modal share for their well-developed... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 179.00
Offers a review of the history, the status and perspectives for biofuels used in road transport, across the full 'seed-to-wheel' life cycle of these fuels. This title is suitable for professional engineers, researchers and postgraduate students involved in biofuels, renewable energy (including bioenergy) and the automotive industry. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 69.95
More than 250 experts from around the world gathered at the Asilomar Transportation and Energy Conference in August 2007 to tackle what many agree is the greatest environmental challenge the world faces: climate change. This 11th Biennial Conference, organized under the auspices of the Energy and Alternative Fuels Committees of the U.S. Transportation... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 92.00
Transport sector policies already contribute to moderating greenhouse gas emissions from road vehicles. They are increasingly designed to contribute to overall societal targets to mitigate climate change. While abatement costs in transport are relatively high, there are plausible arguments in favour of further abatement in this sector. The... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Last year, oil provided more than 96 percent of the energy in our cars and trucks. This overwhelming dependence empowers our enemies, imperils the planet, and strains family budgets whenever world oil prices rise. What can be done? The single most important answer may be promoting the widespread use of plug-in electric vehicles. Thisimportant book... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 125.00
Transport is the fastest-growing energy sector world-wide. Every year increasing numbers of drivers at the wheels of ever larger vehicles burn more petroleum products and emit more carbon dioxide. The danger is clear. Nations around the world have taken up the challenge to reduce oil use and the CO2 that comes with it. This report examines the multiple... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 75.00
More than 27% of total carbon dioxide emissions in OECD countries is produced by the transport sector, and there are still few signs that transportation energy use is peaking. Without new action, the prospects for reductions in CO2 emissions from this sector look bleak. This report reviews transport-related CO2 abatement policies in six IEA countries:... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 84.00
Road safety is generally a mixture of three components, namely, the road, the vehicle and the driver, or, as also referred to by the ECMT, the infrastructure, the vehicle and human behaviour. Promotion of road safety is more and more possible only through a larger scope of interest -- environment, sustainability, and quality of life. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 134.00
Making Urban Transport Sustainable addresses the future of urban transport as a global issue. Money is being poured into roads, railways and airports at a time when the global atmosphere is threatened and oil production has reached its peak. If the world's environment and societies are to be sustained, urban transport has to change. Contributions... more...