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Transportation, energy and environment

Transportation, energy and environment

how far can technology take us?

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Published by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- United States -- Planning -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John DeCicco, Mark Delucchi.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsDiCicco, John M., Delucchi, Mark A., American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy., Asilomar Conference on Sustainable Transportation Energy Strategies (1995 : Pacific Grove, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19927921M
    ISBN 100918249287
    LC Control Number97-36757

    Get this from a library! Transportation, energy, and environment: policies to promote sustainability.. [National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.;] -- Proceedings of a conference on policies for fostering sustainable transportation technologies. Authors: Len S. Litowitz and Ryan A. Brown Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology provides a comprehensive study of the basic elements of energy, power, and transportation and how they affect the world in which we live. This textbook covers the resources, processes, and .

    The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) leads U.S. researchers and other partners in making transportation cleaner and more efficient through solutions that put electric drive vehicles on the road and replace oil with clean domestic fuels. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Energy, transport and the environment. London: TRANSNET, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

    Today, almost all of transportation's energy needs are supplied by oil. The combustion of petroleum in the transportation sector alone is responsible for about 27 percent of all greenhouse gases emitted in the United States. Figure 1 shows carbon emissions from energy consumption in transportation and other sectors. From to   One of the biggest changes to the environmental impact of transportation will be the proliferation of electric and autonomous transportation equipment. In the way that toll booths are almost exclusively unmanned, cargo trucks will also become driverless and electric.


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