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Decarbonizing logistics : distributing goods in a low-carbon world

Author: Alan C McKinnon
Publisher: London, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Kogan Page Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on extensive research by one of the foremost specialists in the field, [this book] is an essential guide to reducing carbon emissions from the distribution of goods. As the volume of freight movement is growing rapidly and is heavily dependent on fossil fuels, it will be very difficult to decarbonize. This book is the first to provide a global, multidisciplinary perspective on the options ..."--Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKinnon, Alan C., 1953-
Decarbonizing logistics.
New York : Kogan Page Ltd, [2018]
(DLC) 2018023014
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan C McKinnon
ISBN: 9780749483807 0749483806 9780749480479 0749480475
OCLC Number: 1013590917
Description: xviii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Climate change : the nature and scale of the challenge --
Formulating a decarbonization strategy for logistics --
Reducing freight transport intensity --
Shifting freight to lower-carbon transport modes --
Improving asset utilization in logistics --
Transforming energy use in the road freight sector --
Transforming energy use in the maritime, air cargo and rail freight sectors --
Decarbonizing logistics at the national level : the case of the United Kingdom --
Conclusion --
Notes.
Responsibility: Alan McKinnon.

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