Search Results: Climate & Air

10 items found

Building Energy Rating

Building Energy Rating

From January 1st, 2009, a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate became compulsory for all homes being sold or offered for…

Climate | Climate & Air | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Beijing New Car Licence Registration System

Beijing New Car Licence Registration System

On the 24th of December 2010 the Beijing municipal government introduced a new lottery system for the allocation of car…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


CNG Buses

CNG Buses

Buses are one of the most cost-effective forms of public transport and play an integral role in the public transport…

Climate & Air | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


Euro standards

Euro standards

European emission standards for road vehicles are set in order to define the acceptable levels of exhaust emissions for new…

Climate & Air | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Bike Rental Scheme

Bike Rental Scheme

This scheme was introduced in Ireland in September 2009, whereby a number of rental bicycles were placed at designated stands…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Road Tax & Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT)

Road Tax & Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT)

National governments can design or amend existing motor tax systems and vehicle registration taxes such that the tax paid more…

Air | Climate | Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


LED Lighting

LED Lighting

While CFL (compact fluorescent light) light bulbs have been put forward as the environmentally friendly energy efficient alternative to traditional…

Climate & Air | Energy | Technical Option | Generic Example


Congestion Charging

Congestion Charging

Congestion charging is a non-technical measure involving a system of charging users of a transport network in periods of peak…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


Emissions Trading

Emissions Trading

Emissions trading is a market based instrument. Emissions trading schemes can take one of two forms:  cap-and-trade, whereby the total…

Climate & Air | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


Quality Bus Corridor (QBC) or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Quality Bus Corridor (QBC) or Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

In many urban areas, political and infrastructural restrictions have limited the feasibility of road pricing as a response to urban…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example