Cars and Carbon

Cars and Carbon

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This volume contains articles from leading analysts and researchers on sustainable transportation, who provide critical reflections on how automobile-related climate policies have evolved up to now in Europe and around the world, in view of the widely recognized need to substantially curb global emissions of greenhouse gases in the coming decades. Authors describe the policies which have been most effective, outline their economic and social implications, present success stories while critically reviewing less successful examples, and suggest strategies to decarbonize passenger transportation on a global scale.Since there was only a single flexifuel car (Ford Taurus), available at that time, in Sweden, the city of Stockholm worked to ... This activity to buy a certain number of a flexifuel car managed to undo this catch 22, and by 2003 8000 Ford Focus had ... like the EU regulation on setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars (REGULATION (EC) No 443/2009). ... side consists not only of private buyers, but also of companies providing cars to their employees for private use.

Title:Cars and Carbon
Author:Theodoros I. Zachariadis
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-11-19


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