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Ocean energy: Tidal stream © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

Ocean energy: Wave energy © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

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...

Passive house design © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Increasing awareness of energy efficiency and climate change has led to new developments in the building sector, including the concept of passive house, low carbon buildings, and even zero...

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...

Pulverised Coal Combustion with higher efficiency supercritical coal plant

Pulverised coal power plants account for about 97% of the world's coal-fired capacity. The conventional types of this technology have an efficiency of around 35%. For a higher efficiency of the...

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...

Regenerative braking in trains Electrostar c2c train using regenerative breaking in London (source: Bombardier)

Employing regenerative braking in trains can lead to substantial CO2 emission reductions, especially when applied to full stop service commuter trains (8 – 17%) and to very dense...

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