Electric vehicles are key to hitting targets

Wood, Janet
November 2009
Utility Week;11/27/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
The article highlights a study by the engineering firm Parsons Brinckerhoff which states that Great Britain can meet its carbon emissions mitigation target of 80 percent by 2050, but only if all possible measures are introduced including the use of electric vehicles.


Related Articles

  • Untitled. Morgan, Jon // Auto Express;12/12/2012, Issue 1247, p25 

    The article claims that the high carbon emissions from ministerial cars suggest that the British government has double standards in terms of its policy on carbon mitigation.

  • Measures make small contribution to emissions fall.  // Utility Week;7/6/2012, p8 

    The article offers information on the Committee on Climate Change's annual report that reveals the seven percent decline registered by British carbon emissions in 2011.

  • As leaders wrangle, global emissions rise further.  // Chemical Business;Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p38 

    The article focuses on the report titled "Trends in Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions," released by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). According to the report, the global carbon dioxide emissions increased by 3 percent...

  • A comparative analysis of taxes and CO2 emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries. Duer, Henrik; Rosenhagen, Camilla; Ritnagel, Pernille Øvre // Comparative Analysis of Taxes & CO2 Emissions from Passenger Car;2011, p2 

    The article discusses how economic instruments can be used to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from passenger cars in the Nordic countries. Data shows a variety in Nordic car taxation, ranging from no registration tax in Sweden over high tax in Norway and Denmark. The average CO2 emissions...

  • Changes of temperature data for energy studies over time and their impact on energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The case of Athens and Thessaloniki – Greece. Papakostas, K. T.; Michopoulos, A.; Mavromatis, T.; Kyriakis, N. // International Journal of Energy & Environment;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p59 

    In steady-state methods for estimating energy consumption of buildings, the commonly used data include the monthly average dry bulb temperatures, the heating and cooling degree-days and the dry bulb temperature bin data. This work presents average values of these data for the 1983-1992 and...

  • Using decomposition analysis to evaluate the performance of China's 30 provinces in CO emission reductions over 2005-2009. Kang, Jidong; Zhao, Tao; Ren, Xiaosong; Lin, Tao // Natural Hazards;Dec2012, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p999 

    This paper aims to evaluate the carbon dioxide (CO) emissions reduction performance of 30 mainland provinces in China over 2005-2009. First, the log-mean Divisia index (LMDI) technique is used to decompose the changes in CO emissions at the provincial level into 4 effects that are carbon...

  • Fears over power plant carbon cap.  // Utility Week;1/29/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p6 

    The article reports that the Association of Electricity Producers (AEP) was alarmed on the proposal of adding carbon dioxide emissions limits to the Energy Bill due to its possible effect in power plants necessary for balancing.

  • Landfill operators benefit from Carbon Farming Initiative.  // Ecos;Dec2011, Issue 166, p1 

    The article reports on the development of the Carbon Farming Initiative methodology in Australia. It reveals that the methodology will allow landfill operators and the clean energy businesses who work with them to create carbon credits by capturing methane emissions. In addition, the increased...

  • ASSESSING CO2 EMISSIONS OF REGIONAL POLICY PROGRAMMES: AN APPLICATION OF CO2MPARE TO EMILIA - ROMAGNA. Cagnoli, Paolo; Vignoli, Luca; Sansoni, Michele; Amerighi, Oscar; Del Ciello, Roberto; Forni, Andrea; Regina, Pasquale // Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ);Nov2013 Supplement 11, Vol. 12, p237 

    An abstract of the article "Assessing CO2 Emissions of Regional Policy Programmes: An Application of CO2MPARE to Emilia--Romagna 2007-2013 Operative Regional Program," by Paolo Cagnoli, Luca Vignoli and Michele Sansoni is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics