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Author Biennial Asilomar Transportation and Energy Conference (11th : 2007)

Title Reducing climate impacts in the transportation sector / Daniel Sperling, editor, James S. Cannon, editor
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, 2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 229 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Reducing Climate Impacts in the Transportation Sector; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Contributors; Climate Change and Transportation; Energy Security, Climate and Your Car: Us Energy Policy and Beyond; Transport Policy and Climate Change; Factor of Two: Halving the Fuel Consumption of New U.S. Automobiles by 2035; Lead Time, Customers, and Technology: Technology Opportunities and Limits on the Rate of Deployment; Heavy Duty Vehicle Fleet Technologies for Reducing Carbon Dioxide: An Industry Perspective; Beyond Congestion: Transportation's Role in Managing Vmt for Climate Outcomes
Co2 Reduction Through Better Urban Design: Portland's StoryTransportation-Specific Challenges for Climate Policy; Are Consumers or Fuel Economy Policies Efficient?; Fuel Economy: The Case for Market Failure; Appendix A: Biographies of Editors and Authors; Appendix B: Asilomar 2007 Attendee List; Index
Summary 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 Research Board, examined key climate change policy issues and strategies to combat climate impacts from the transportation sector, a leading source of greenhouse gas emissions. This book includes chapters by leading presenters at the Asilomar Con
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses
Climatic changes -- Congresses
Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Congresses
Transportation and state -- Congresses
Diesel motor -- Alternative fuels -- Congresses
Spark ignition engines -- Alternative fuels -- Congresses
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control.
Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Transportation and state.
Diesel motor -- Alternative fuels.
Spark ignition engines -- Alternative fuels.
Transportation -- Environmental aspects.
Sciences de la terre.
Climatic changes.
Diesel motor -- Alternative fuels.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Spark ignition engines -- Alternative fuels.
Transportation and state.
Transportation -- Environmental aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Sperling, Daniel.
Cannon, James Spencer, 1949-
National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board
ISBN 9781402069796