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Transportation and Transit Oriented Development

Creating Sustainable Infrastructure Efficient transportation systems and low-emission vehicles are essential for achieving climate change goals and advancing sustainable, resilient and equitable development. Comprehensive urban strategies such as Transit Oriented Development (TOD) that integrate sustainable mobility with land use development generate economic benefits for individuals, governments and businesses. Cross-sectoral approaches such as linking electric vehicle... continue reading »

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“Implementation of Transit Oriented Development (Implementación de DOT)”

CCAP, with the support of the USAID Mexican Low Emissions Development (MLED) Program,  is working in close coordination with the ministries of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT) and Urban Development and Land Planning (SEDATU) to support implementation of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) as a new model for sustainable urban development in Mexican cities to reduce... continue reading »

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Road to NAMAs: Global Stories of Successful Climate Actions

The ten stories showcased in this book include examples from around the world where countries have implemented NAMA-like policies that have successfully reduced greenhouse gas emissions while contributing to measurable sustainable development outcomes. In conducting the research for this book, mitigation actions in both developed and developing countries were considered, specifically those within the five... continue reading »

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Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in China: Scenarios and Opportunities through 2030

This report begins with an overview of China, including population and economic statistics and a profile of its historical energy consumption and GHG emission trends. The chapter concludes with a summary of the macro assumptions, analytical methodologies and computer modeling tools used in the analysis. Chapters III through VII present the results of the GHG... continue reading »

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Aircraft NOx Emissions: Analysis of New Certification Standard and Options for Introducing an Airport Bubble

This report evaluates the impact of the new Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection standard on NOx emissions at the 15 largest U.S. airports located in areas classified as serious, severe, and extreme 1-hr ozone non-attainment areas. Emissions were calculated for the major passenger and cargo airlines. This report summarizes the findings of that analysis.

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Transportation and Domestic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading

Part of the Airlie Carbon Trading Papers, this report examines four approaches to carbon emissions trading for transportation emissions in the United States: upstream trading, vehicle maker-based trading, an upstream/vehicle maker hybrid, and upstream trading combined with vehicle maker carbon efficiency standards. To put consideration of emissions trading in a broader context, we begin with... continue reading »