Search Results: Climate & Air

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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

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

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

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

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)

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

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 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 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)

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