Transport, Climate Change and the City (Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research) (by Robin Hickman, David Banister)


Author(s): Robin Hickman, David Banister

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2014-03-20
ISBN-10: 0415660025
ISBN-13: 9780415660020
Language: English
Description:
Sustainable mobility has long been sought after in cities around
the world, particularly in industrialised countries, but also
increasingly in the emerging cities in Asia. Progress however
appears difficult to make as the private car, still largely
fuelled by petrol or diesel, remains the mainstream mode of use.
Transport is the key sector where carbon dioxide (CO2)
emissions seem difficult to reduce.
Transport, Climate Change and the City seeks to develop
achievable and low transport CO2 emission futures in a
range of international case studies, including in London,
Oxfordshire, Delhi, Jinan and Auckland. The aim is that… more…

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