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Estimates of carbon storage in wood products following land clearing

Biofuel production may lead to indirect land use change (ILUC) by displacing food production onto new cropland. The clearing of such land for expanding agriculture would result in large amounts of...
Published 2011.08.08: Publication

Evaluation of parameter-based vehicle emissions targets in the EU

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emission performance standards for new passenger cars in the European Union are indexed to vehicle weight. But the regulation defining the long-term target of 95 g/km to be met...
Published 2011.07.21: Publication

Refrigerants for light-duty passenger vehicle air conditioning systems

Actions that reduce or eliminate HFC-134a emissions can make an important contribution toward lowering the overall climate impact of the global auto fleet. In the early 1990s, the automotive...
Published 2011.07.19: Publication

Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships

Marginal abatement cost (MAC) curves are a staple of policy discussions where there is a need to illustrate the incremental contributions of parts to a whole. As this paper demonstrates, they...
Published 2011.07.08: Publication

Vehicle electrification: An international perspective

Vehicle Electrification- an International Perspective View more presentations.
Published 2011.07.07: Publication

Tire Energy Efficiency

Tires are an often overlooked factor in passenger vehicle energy use. Readily achievable improvements in tire energy efficiency could reduce global fuel consumption from passenger vehicles by as...
Published 2011.06.24: Publication

Inertia classes proposal

Historically the weight of a vehicle was represented by hanging rotating inertia mass on a dynamometer. This approach required the use of discrete inertia classes and an upper limit for inertia mass...
Published 2011.06.17: Publication

Inertia classes in worldwide harmonized light vehicle test procedure (WLTP) development

The definition of vehicle weight used for testing procedures is an important decision when drafting the regulation on determining emission values under the WLTP. Currently, different inertia class...
Published 2011.05.18: Publication

Fiscal policies for passenger vehicle CO2 emissions, and implications for China

Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Policies Associated With New Passenger Vehicle CO2 Emissions, and Implications for China View more presentations from International Council on Clean Transportation
Published 2011.04.27: Publication

The Role and Design of a CO2 Standard for New Aircraft

CO2 standard for new aircraft View more presentations from the ICCT
Published 2011.04.26: Publication

U.S. low-carbon fuel policies

There are two major low carbon fuel policies in place in the United States: the US Renewable Fuel Standard (often referred to RFS2) and the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (known as LCFS). RFS2...
Published 2011.04.21: Publication

Overview of China's vehicle emission control program

In booming China, vehicle ownership of all kinds is soaring. Since 2000, the total stock of cars, trucks, and buses has more than quadrupled, from 13.5 million to over 60 million, and the number of...
Published 2011.04.07: Publication

Vehicle electrification policy study: Task 4 — Complementary policies

Transforming the passenger and light-duty vehicle fleet into one more heavily reliant on electric vehicles will demand collaboration among government, industry, other stakeholders, and the public—no...
Published 2011.03.10: Publication

Vehicle electrification policy study: Task 2 — Metrics

Transforming the passenger and light-duty vehicle fleet into one more heavily reliant on electric vehicles will demand collaboration among government, industry, other stakeholders, and the public—no...
Published 2011.03.10: Publication

Vehicle electrification policy study: Task 1 — Technology status

Transforming the passenger and light-duty vehicle fleet into one more heavily reliant on electric vehicles will demand collaboration among government, industry, other stakeholders, and the public—no...
Published 2011.03.10: Publication

European CO2 emission performance standards for light commercial vehicles

On February 15, 2011 the European Parliament adopted legislation that, for the first time, will regulate CO2 emissions from light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Europe. The original legislative...
Published 2011.03.07: Publication

Review and Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Policies

Governments worldwide are increasingly looking to fiscal policy to enhance and reinforce standards-based approaches to reducing vehicle emissions. The taxes, fees, rebates, and other instruments in...
Published 2011.02.24: Publication

Worldwide Trends in Vehicle GHG Abatement Technologies and Policies

Worldwide Trends in Vehicle GHG Abatement Technologies and Policies View another webinar from International Council on Clean Transportation
Published 2011.01.25: Publication

EPA/NHTSA Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles

On October 25, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the world’s first-ever...
Published 2011.01.11: Publication

The regulatory engine: How smart policy drives vehicle innovation

Continuously variable transmissions, integrated start-stop, camless valve actuation, variable timing, low-friction lubricants: when most of us think of clean car technologies these are not the kinds...
Published 2011.01.10: Publication

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