Search Results: Transport

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Voluntary Carbon Standards

A 2010 report by the World Bank (2010) valued the global carbon market at $143 billion in 2009. Within the…

Agriculture | Climate | Energy | Land Use | Transport | Waste | Non-Technical Option | Generic 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


Domestic Offset Schemes

Climate change is the headline environmental issue of our day. The policy responses take a variety of forms both voluntary…

Climate | Energy | Land Use | Other | Transport | Waste | Technical Option | Non-Technical Option | Generic 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


European Sulphur Directives - Low sulphur fuel

Sulphur is naturally present in small quantities in liquid and solid fuels. However, since the introduction of the Directive relating…

Air | Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is a nitrogen oxide (NOX) emission reduction technique used in petrol and diesel internal combustion engines.…

Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is a means of converting nitrogen oxides (NOX) with the aid of a catalyst into nitrogen…

Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


Catalytic Converter

A catalytic converter is a technology employed to reduce end-of-pipe emissions from the internal combustion engine. The converter functions by…

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


Vehicle CO2 efficiency standards

Although there are no technical mobile abatement options for CO2 emissions, there are efficiency standards for CO2. European legislation is…

Climate | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example