Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change

Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change

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The Climate Change 2007 volumes of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provide the most comprehensive and balanced assessment of climate change available. This IPCC Working Group III volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art and worldwide overview of scientific knowledge related to the mitigation of climate change. It includes a detailed assessment of costs and potentials of mitigation technologies and practices, implementation barriers, and policy options for the sectors: energy supply, transport, buildings, industry, agriculture, forestry and waste management. It links sustainable development policies with climate change practices. This volume will again be the standard reference for all those concerned with climate change, including students and researchers, analysts and decision-makers in governments and the private sector.New engine and transmission technologies have entered the light-duty vehicle fleets of Europe, the USA and Japan, and could ... for the Ford/GM 6- speed to a claimed 13% over a manual, plus faster acceleration, for the VW/Audi BorgWarner 6-speed (SAE ... The best diesel engines currently used in heavy- duty trucks are very efficient, achieving peak efficiencies in the ... Similar concerns in the USA led to the phase-in between 2000 and 2004 of a more aggressive driving cycle (theanbsp;...

Title:Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change
Author:Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2007-11-12


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