Takeaways from ICCT’s recent roundtable on low- and zero-emission zones in India
At a recent event in New Delhi, a variety of stakeholders came together to discuss the potential for low- and zero-emission zones in India.
China’s chance to further reduce diesel emissions with robust policy “punches”
Doing more to abate emissions from diesel fleets can be one of the most critical missions for China in the next decade. The China Mobile Source Environmental Management Annual Report, published by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), revealed that on-road vehicles emitted 5.82 Mt of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and 69 kt of particulate […]
Is the Euro 7 proposal good or bad after all? — Yes.
While there are a lot of innovative facets of the Euro 7 proposal, some aspects could use some improvement
Lessons about charging infrastructure from electric bus operations in Maharashtra
Planning for and setting up electric bus charging infrastructure, which needs to happen alongside the bus-procurement process, involves depot setup and working with power companies on upstream equipment.
How electric buses are improving bus operations in India
Interviews with transit authorities and private bus operators showed that electric buses are packed with features, more comfortable to drive than combustion engine buses, and manufacturers are continually improving the electric buses.
Maharashtra’s transit authorities report positive experiences with electric buses
Highlights of our survey of transit authorities in Pune, Mumbai, and Navi Mumbai, which showed that electric buses are a maturing technology in India and those with experience are quite happy with their performance.
Will EPA’s proposed clean truck emission standards deliver environmental justice in U.S. states?
Adopting the most stringent possible rule can address the disproportionate impacts of emissions from diesel trucks and alleviate health burdens.
Health impacts and social costs in Brazil of a one-year delay in P-8 standards
Examines the effects of a year’s delay in implementation of emission standards for heavy duty vehicles in Brazil, and finds substantial harm to health and life expectancy of Brazilians should such a delay occur.
One cruise-ship-sized loophole needs to be closed in Vancouver’s proposed scrubber restrictions
A complete ban on scrubber washwater discharges in the Port of Vancouver
Why will electric vehicles benefit India irrespective of new power sector policies?
Ambitious EV sales would bring air quality and health benefits to India, and these can be maximized by combining vehicle electrification with power sector emission control and decarbonization policies.
Kevadia: A launch pad for a new era of urban vehicle access regulations in India?
Regulations like low-emission zones and zero-emission zones are promising for India as they can help improve air quality and increase electric vehicle sales.
We’re going to need a greener boat: The untapped potential of electric ferry transport
Coastal ferries are well-positioned to become electrified and to provide a cleaner option for summer coastal travel, analyses from China and the United States suggest.