Energy, Transport, & the Environment

Energy, Transport, & the Environment

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Sustainable mobility is a highly complex problem as it is affected by the interactions between socio-economic, environmental, technological and political issues. Energy, Transport, a the Environment: Addressing the Sustainable Mobility Paradigm brings together leading figures from business, academia and governments to address the challenges and opportunities involved in working towards sustainable mobility. Key thinkers and decision makers approach topics and debates including: energy security and resource scarcity greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions urban planning, transport systems and their management governance and finance of transformation Amthe threats of terrorism and climate change to our transport systems. Introduced by a preface from U.S. Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu and an outline by the editors, Dr Oliver Inderwildi and Sir David King, Energy, Transport, a the Environment is divided into six sections. These sections address and explore the challenges and opportunities for energy supply, road transport, urban mobility, aviation, sea and rail, as well as finance and economics in transport. Possible solutions, ranging from alternative fuels to advanced urban planning and policy levers, will be examined in order to deepen the understanding of currently proposed solutions within the political realities of the dominating economic areas. The result of this detailed investigation is an integrated view of sustainable transport for both people and freight, making Energy, Transport, a the Environment key reading for researchers, decision makers and policy experts across the public and private sectors.Effective vehicle emissions (gCO 2 /km) Average new car 2010 Prius 2010 Electric car 0 200 100150 a#39;Ultimate ICEa#39; 2 3 UK 2010 1 ... a function of the carbon intensity of electricity generation, compared to the emissions from a new Toyota Prius (89 g/km, increased by ... The diagram indicates that the BEV is a low emissions vehicle today, using the current electricity system, and with the generating system.

Title:Energy, Transport, & the Environment
Author:Oliver Inderwildi, Sir David King
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-03-05


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