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Looks into the potential and challenges of commercial-scale alternative jet fuel (AJF) production and use based on United Airlines and AltAir’s experience including its challenges, successes, and lessons learned. 

An assessment of the market impacts and full lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions from incentivizing the use of molasses for biofuel production in the EU.

Evaluates well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions from soot-free urban transit bus types in 20 megacities.

2015.12.18

Explains the methods used to construct a global database of historical vehicle sales and facilitate the development of sales-based metrics that track progress toward clean vehicle policies and technologies.

Publication: Working paper
2015.12.02

Aims to inform the EU’s strategy for controlling CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles by presenting current data on freight movement and HDV sales and statistics in the EU.

Publication: Working paper
2015.12.02

Quantifies the potential climate benefits possible if governments meet their long-term goals to decarbonize passenger vehicles with electric-drive technology.

Publication: Working paper
2015.10.20

Examines the effect that tax and other incentives in the EU have had on CO2 emissions, and identifies a clear shift over time toward tax-optimized vehicles.

Publication: Working paper
2015.08.10

Comparative analysis of HDV sales in India in terms of manufacturer market share and vehicle characteristics. Additional discussion of engine attributes aimed at developing a categorization scheme.

Publication: Working paper
2015.04.27

Analysis of testing and certification methods employed in HDV efficiency regulations worldwide, to identify test methods most appropriate for India's initial regulation in this policy area.

Publication: Working paper
2015.03.24

Investigates the contribution of black carbon from shipping to the global diesel black carbon inventory — 8% to 13% in 2010, a proportion that is not expected to decline under current and planned IMO policies.

Publication: Working paper
2015.01.30

Presents an emissions inventory based on scenarios for growth in marine vessel traffic in the U.S. Arctic in 2025. At current fuel sulfur levels, pollutant emissions from ships in the region could increase 150%–600%.

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2014.12.04

Assesses the effect on technology innovation and deployment if mandatory CO2 standards in the EU were replaced by including road transport in the EU Emissions Trading System, as some have recently proposed.

Publication: Working paper
2014.11.12

Guidelines for assessing non-fatal health impacts from vehicle pollution, including endpoint selection, incidence rate transfer, and considerations for economic valuation.

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