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Greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation

Greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation

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Published by National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
    • Carbon dioxide -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
    • Urban transportation -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
    • Greenhouse gases -- Government policy -- Canada.,
    • Urban transportation policy -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (Canada)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD885.5.G73 G74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 117 p. :
      Number of Pages117
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6893719M
      ISBN 101895643767
      LC Control Number00690835
      OCLC/WorldCa40397652

      Transportation Sector Emissions. Total Emissions in = 6, Million Metric Tons of CO 2 equivalent * Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry in the United States is a net sink and offsets approximately 11 percent of these greenhouse gas emissions. All emission estimates from the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: – Downloadable (with restrictions)! This paper investigates how land use relates to greenhouse gas emissions, using data sources that are readily available to municipal planners. It presents a causal framework linking settlement patterns to greenhouse gas emissions via landscape impacts (deforestation, carbon sequestration by soils and plants, urban heat island), infrastructure impacts.

        Good and Bad News in California's Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Overall greenhouse gas emissions in California dropped 1% in , according to the inventory by the California Air Resources Board, which includes a 9% drop in emissions from electricity generation and a 1% increase in transportation emissions. Effects of urban land-use regulations on greenhouse gas emissions Article in Cities October with 99 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Benjamin Leibowicz.

        More to read on transportation and climate change: Current U.S. EPA page on transportation and climate change. Fast Facts: U.S. transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions WHO web page on the climate impacts of transport. IPCC AR5 chapter 8 on global emissions from transport ().   In California, about 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions are from transportation, and they are increasing. In some California counties, two-thirds of emissions are from vehicles.


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