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Low carbon water transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Water transport cannot be ignored. Whether carrying passengers or goods, it is an important component in the mix of transport modes in many countries, and an essential form of...

Micro-algae for mitigating carbon dioxide © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Micro-algae are a group of unicellular or simple multicellular fast growing photosynthetic microorganisms that can conserve CO2 efficiently from different sources, including the atmosphere,...

Modal shift in freight transport © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

The modal split for freight transport varies greatly by region, and is largely determined by geographical and economic factors. However there is a common trend towards more use of road transport,...

Motorised three-wheeler taxis © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This article presents readers with the option of retaining three-wheeler taxis – with attention to better technology, maintenance and regulation – on the grounds that they perform a valuable role...

Non-motorised Transport © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and www.bmvbs.de

Non-motorised transport (NMT) is often a key element of successfully encouraging clean urban transport. It can be a very attractive mode of transport for relatively short distances, which make up...

Optimising aviation © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Improved air traffic management techniques like to avoid flying holding patterns, “green landings” and the use of relatively low speed airplanes for domestic aviation can reduce the emission of...

Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles Plug-in hybrid car (source: http://www.treehugger.com)

A plug in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid electric vehicle with the ability to recharge its energy storage with electricity from an off-board power source such as a grid. PHEVs have the...

Private Vehicle Demand Management Calle Florida Street, Buenos Aires

Reducing private vehicle use, or curtailing its growth, is vitally important if our world is to reduce levels of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. Examples from around the world...

Public transport Light-rail, trains and buses are all key parts of the global transport future.

Public transport (mass transit) is critical to the proper functioning of any city, town or rural area. A range of transit modes offer different capacity opportunities, and therefore...

Reducing travel needs © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

An important way to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that transport produces is to encourage and enable people to travel less. People travel less overall when they switch from private vehicles...

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