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Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. transportation

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for a Study of Potential Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transportation

Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. transportation

by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for a Study of Potential Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transportation

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Published by Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation,
  • Government policy,
  • Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCommittee for a Study of Potential Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transportation, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
    SeriesTransportation research board special report -- 307
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD885.5.G73 N396 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25109345M
    ISBN 109780309167420
    LC Control Number2011027807

      Transportation Sector Emissions. Total Emissions in = 6, Million Metric Tons of CO 2 tages may not add up to % due to independent rounding. * Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry in the United States is a net sink and offsets approximately 12 percent of these greenhouse gas emissions, this emissions offset is not included in total :// Approximately 90% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from anthropogenic sources come from energy production and use, most ofmore» On a per capita basis, the United States is one of the world's largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, comprising 4% of the world's population, yet emitting 23% of the world's greenhouse ://

      Get a home energy audit Take advantage of the free home energy audits offered by many utilities. Then put the recommendations into practice. Simple measures, such as installing a programmable thermostat to replace your old dial unit or sealing and insulating heating and cooling ducts, can each reduce a typical family's carbon dioxide emissions by about 5 :// Domestic Tradable Quotas (DTQs) are a proposed policy instrument for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy use. The instrument was proposed by Dr David Fleming, a London-based

      Transportation is once again the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. An increase in air travel helped drive up US carbon output in Overall, the U.S. transportation sector accounts for 33 percent of the nation’s carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions, with over half of that coming from cars and trucks. Policy Principles and Criteria A number of principles or criteria should guide the formation of new federal policies for the transportation sector to address global climate change


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Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. transportation by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee for a Study of Potential Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transportation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation: This report focuses on how policies pertaining to (1) cars and light trucks, (2) medium and heavy trucks, and (3) commercial airliners could lead to major changes in trends in transportation energy use and :// TRB Special Report Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

Transportation examines the potential for policies to yield major changes in transportation energy use and emissions trends by policy measures targeting cars and light trucks, medium and heavy trucks, and commercial airliners. These three modes are by far the largest users of energy by U.S changes in transportation energy use and emissions trends.

These three modes account for the vast majority of passenger trips and freight movements and are by far the largest users of energy in U.S. trans - portation. In Special ReportPolicy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from "This report examines U.S.

transportation's consumption of petroleum fuels and the public interest in reducing this consumption to enhance national energy security and help control emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHGs).

Scientific analyses and models indicate a need to stabilize atmospheric concentrations of these gases by the middle of this ://   POLICY OPTIONS FOR REDUCING ENERGY USE AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM U.S. TRANSPORTATION To read Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

Transportation eBook, you should access the web link beneath and download the,le or have access to additional information which might be highly relevant to POLICY   TRB Special Report Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation examines the potential for policies to yield major changes in transportation energy use and emissions trends by policy measures targeting cars and light trucks, medium and heavy trucks, and commercial ://   Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S.

transportation: No silver bullet Posted on J Transportation accounts for 2/3 of the nation’s oil consumption and produces between ¼ and 1/3 of all the CO2 emitted from the nation’s energy   i Reducing Greenhouse GasEmissions From U.S.

Transportation Contents Foreword ii Executive Summaryiii I. Introduction 1 A. The World’s Largest Transportation System1 B. A Global Energy Transition4 C.

Trends in Transportation Activity, Energy Use, and Efficiency6 D. Options for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation10   Policy Options for Reducing Oil Consumption and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions from the U.S.

Transportation Sector Kelly Sims Gallagher1, Gustavo Collantes, John P. Holdren, Henry Lee, and Robert Frosch Discussion Paper J 1 Corresponding author, email: [email protected] All authors are members of the research group on 「Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S.

transportation」を図書館から検索。カーリルは複数の図書館からまとめて蔵書検索ができるサービスです。   HM Treasury’s Green Book 1, providing specific guidance on how analysts should quantify and value energy use and emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).

It is intended to aid the assessment of energy consumption into changes in proposals that have a direct impact on energy use and supply and those with an indirect impact through planning, land use special report Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

TransportationTransportation Research Board Executive Committee* By Chair Neil, J. Pedersen and Silver Spring. Year: OAI identifier: oai:ps://   Transportation accounts for nearly a third of our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, and its emissions are growing more rapidly than other sectors.

In this report, authors David Greene and Andreas Schafer find that numerous opportunities are available now and in the future to reduce the transportation sector’s impact on ://   Cap and trade and its close cousin a carbon tax are the approaches that most economists favor for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

These market-based approaches work by creating incentives for businesses and households to conserve energy, improve energy efficiency, and adopt clean-energy technologies — without prescribing the precise actions they should take.

A market   For overview of policy options and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, see National Research Council, Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

Transportation. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Special ReportWashington, DC, 4 BibTeX @MISC{Neil_specialreport, author = {Chair Neil and J. Pedersen and Silver Spring}, title = {special report Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

TransportationTransportation Research Board Executive Committee*}, year = {}}?doi=   Pre-publication copies of Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S.

Transportation are available from the Transportation Research Board's bookstore, tel.and National Academies Press, tel. Reporters may obtain a copy from the Office of News and Public Information (contacts listed ?RecordID=   International Association for Impact Assessment.

"Assessing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Evaluating Their Impact." Accessed Jan. 11, Brookings Institute. "The return of cap and trade is good news for U.S.

climate policy." Accessed Jan. 11, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. "Reducing Your Transportation Footprint." Accessed Policy options for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from U.S.

transportation / Committee for a Study of Potential Energy Savings and Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Transportation, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. — (Transportation research board special report ; )   Electric vehicles could dramatically reduce U.S.

transportation emissions, but they are not the only option. Four other policies can combine to reduce U.S. transportation emissions 45%, cut oil. Since you're concerned about reducing your greenhouse gas emissions, you'll want to find ways to shrink your footprint until it's as small as possible.

Reflect on the areas that could use some improvement and strive to make long-term changes. Even small lifestyle changes can Downloadable! The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from road transport is a key policy goal that is being pursued by both federal and provincial governments using a range of policies.

This paper considers the cost of alternative approaches to reducing emissions from road passenger travel in Canada. Our findings reinforce the widely-held belief that a revenue-neutral carbon tax is the most 2 days ago  In many U.S.

cities and towns, the personal automobile is the single greatest polluter because emissions from millions of vehicles on the road add up. To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, individuals can use cleaner modes of transportation to get around, from public transit to