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Handbook of transport and the environment

Author: David A Hensher
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2008
Series: Handbooks in transport, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Devoted to the environmental impacts of transport. This work looks at the various aspects of the subject such as environmental concepts, both physical and economic. It also examines environmental  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Hensher
ISBN: 9780080441030 0080441033 9781786359698 1786359693
OCLC Number: 959552665
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (827 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Environmental concepts - physical and economic. Climate change. Air quality. The economics of noise. Safety. Amenity and severance. Transportation fuels - a system perspective. Fuel options. Cleaner vehicles. Carbon dioxide emissions from transportation: trends, driving factors, and forces for change. Transport energy and emissions: buses. Transport energy and emissions: urban public transport. Transport energy and emissions: aviation. Environmental impacts of shipping. Transport energy and emissions: rail. Environmental impact assessment for sustainable transport. Transport investment appraisal and the environment. Evaluation of environmental impacts. Valuation of environmental externalities. Valuation case studies. The health effects of motor vehicle-related air pollution. Environmental externalities of motor vehicle use. Valuation of safety. Location externalities: effects on modeling, infrastructure provision and optimal planning. Macroeconomic policies and the environment. History of environmental legislation. International coordination of environmental policies and multilateral environmental agreements. Environmental pricing in transport. Planning for sustainable environmental futures. Environmental justice applications in transport: the international perspective. Winners and losers in transport policy: on efficiency, equity, and compensation. Unintended effects of polices. Global warming and emission trading. Travel, tourism, and the environment. Gender, transportation, and the environment. Logistics and the environment. Reverse logistics: an overview and a causal model. Transportation of hazardous goods and materials. Public attitudes. Travel behavior change through individual engagement. Packaging policies to address environmental concerns. The street: integrating transport and urban environment. Integrated transport models for environmental assessment. Transportation demand management and "win-win" transportation solutions.
Series Title: Handbooks in transport, 4.
Responsibility: ed. by David A. Hensher ...

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