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Effectiveness of CO2-based feebate systems in the European passenger vehicle market
Econometric analysis aiming to identify the extent to which the observed reductions in CO2 emissions rates in the Netherlands and the UK can be attributed to CO2-based vehicle taxation.
Consultant report
Feasibility of IMO Annex VI Tier III implementation using selective catalytic reduction
Survey of technical literature and industry reports to assess equipment costs, environmental side effects, urea and catalyst availability and disposal, and overall system costs of SCR in the marine sector.
Working paper
U.S. Tier 3 vehicle emissions and fuel quality standards, final rule
Provides an overview of the requirements of the final rule, discusses the handful of significant changes from the 2013 proposed rule, and summarizes the overall impacts.
Policy update



An abundant and inexpensive water-splitting photocatalyst with low toxicity active in visible light
Researchers at Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science...

DOE announces $10M for upgrading technologies for production of renewable drop-in fuels
The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency...

Verkehr an den Feiertagen: So überstehen Autofahrer das Oster-Chaos
Ostern - ab in den Urlaub! Doch wer mit dem Auto verreist, muss...

French union calls for EU to increase public transport funding
To cut greenhouse gases and improve quality of life, the French...

Reducing Black Carbon Emissions from Diesel Vehicles
Impacts, Control Strategies, and Cost-Benefit Analysis A new...

Press roundup, March 2014
ClimateWire 31-Mar IPCC report cites risks...

[Press release] Cutting NOx emissions from ships: Feasibility of IMO Tier III implementation using SCR
For immediate release: 25 March 2014 ICCT study confirms...

[Press release] New ICCT study: Reassessing global potential for energy from biomass
For immediate release: 25 March 2014 Many climate change...

From the ICCT Blogs

On the precautionary principle and heavy fuel oil in the Arctic
A spill in the Arctic of similar proportion to the one in the Houston Ship Channel in March would be catastrophic, given the limited response capabilities, the distances involved, and other factors. The time to address that risk is before one happens, not after.
Staff Blog
New thinking on natural gas trucks from the National Research Council
The NRC report's call for natural gas-specific vehicle standards seems to have no precedent globally in any vehicle greenhouse gas emission or efficiency regulation. Pragmatically, what options would EPA and NHTSA have to follow the NRC's recommendation?
Staff Blog
The National Research Council weighs in on heavy truck trailers
And we’re glad to note that the report’s conclusions are congruent with ours.
Staff Blog