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Low carbon air transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The focus of this article is on what developing country governments can do to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from domestic aviation within their countries. Most governments have little control...

Low carbon freight transport © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This article covers the transport of any kind and quantity of goods, on land or water and over any distance (although it focuses on domestic freight). It includes, for example freight transported...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Solar lanterns © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

In developing countries the solar lantern is a cheap alternative to a Solar Home System (SHS) providing 4-5 hours of high quality lighting service. It provides higher quality light than the use of...

Supporting Cycling California bikes used in South Africa’s Shova Kalula (Ride Easy) program

Cycling is a cheap, healthy, efficient form of transport that only produces greenhouse gases in the production and distribution of bicycles, and it is very well suited to short to...

Sustainable community design and practices © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

As the concept and practices of a sustainable built environment have evolved over the years, it is increasingly recognised that the scope should be expanded beyond individual buildings to the...

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