5 Elements of Sustainable Transport

October 21, 2013 at 11:14 am Leave a comment

by Lindsay Wilson, Shrink That Footprint

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Transport is responsible for around a seventh of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Of these emissions almost two thirds are the result of passenger travel while the rest is due to freight.

So passenger travel is a big deal for climate.

In the chart above, which comes from our new eBook Emit This, we compare carbon intensity of different types of passenger transport on a per passenger kilometer basis.  Using it we can explain some elements important to the development of a sustainable transport system.

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Entry filed under: Active Transportation, Carbon_Emissions, Energy.

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