Tag Archives: Climate Change

Two Green Tyre Assessments: GHG Mitigation Potentials for Truck Tyres in Road Freight Transport in the European Union and China

  The transport sector is responsible for a great share of energy consumption, which directly correlates with the emission of polluting greenhouse gases (GHG) and therefore indirectly with climate change. Within this scope, road freight…

A climate-friendly solution or exacerbation of the problem? Electric-vehicles in China

Monetary purchasing subsidies, super credits, tax exemptions and local incentives for industry and consumers: China is sparing no efforts in its drive towards market expansion for e-mobility. The motives of China’s industrial policy are straightforward,…

Low Emission Zones – New Factsheet on Examples from Berlin, London, and Beijing

As a continuation of traffic restricting measures introduced during the Olympic Games in 2008, the municipal government of Beijing strictly banned heavy polluting vehicles from driving inside of the capital’s 5th ring road. The heavy-polluting…

European Handbook on Emission Factors for Road Transport now Adapted to China

Individual motorised transport in Beijing has increased strongly over the last years. In order to identify appropriate measures to minimise air pollution, congestion and global emissions, the Transport Demand Management Project developed a model to…