Personal Transport and the Greenhouse Effect (Energy and by Peter Hughes

By Peter Hughes

The factor of 'sustainability' within the built global is nowhere extra severe than within the box of non-public commute, which in lots of international locations has develop into the fastest-growing contributor to international warming. except using autos should be introduced lower than keep an eye on, there's little likelihood of assembly govt objectives for lowering greenhouse emissions.


Personal delivery and the Greenhouse Effect units out the stairs that may be taken to minimize the clash among own mobility and long term environmental protection. It presents an in depth research of the coverage ideas to be had for restricting carbon dioxide emissions, and highlights the constraints of technological measures in fixing the matter. as a substitute, the book's 12-point plan for sustainability indicates how an important relief in emissions calls for using the entire coverage measures to be had. This beneficial contribution to a vital zone of discussion overlaying power, delivery coverage and the surroundings could be crucial examining for coverage makers, planners and scholars alike. Peter Huges is deputy editor of neighborhood shipping at the present time, and has contributed to quite a lot of guides together with The day-by-day Telegraph, The mum or dad, New Scientist and effort coverage. initially released in 1993

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