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“These findings show that CO2 emissions from the new car fleet in Europe can be reduced even if the market share of diesel cars would continue to fall in future years. In fact, a transition from diesel cars to advanced gasoline technology and either hybrid or plug-in vehicles, including gasoline plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles, would reduce the net costs of complying with a hypothetical 70 g/km CO2 standard for 2025.”

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Recent Publications

Describes trends in global ship activity and emissions for the years 2013 to 2015 and finds that emissions generally increased over this period, with efficiency improvements more than offset by increases in activity.

2017.10.17 | Report

Addresses several common misconceptions about light-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards and focuses on Australia’s proposed light-vehicle CO2 standards and the effects they may or may not have on Australian...

2017.10.12 | Briefing

Addresses the opportunities for facilitating, and the barriers to financing, the transition to soot-free urban bus fleets in 20 megacities.

2017.10.11 | Report

Staff Blog

 

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  • Time to party like it's ... 2008?
    We recently released a comprehensive GHG emission inventory for global shipping, 2013 to 2015. It builds on previous research commissioned by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that uses...
  • Whac-A-Mole on the high seas: The curious case of ship emissions
    If you’re old enough to remember analog arcade games you might remember the game Whac-A-Mole. It’s the fun, but sometimes frustrating game where the player uses a soft mallet to hit moles that duck...
  • The EU needs new environmental safeguard measures for advanced biofuels
    Late last year, on November 30, 2016, the European Commission (EC), proposed requiring fuel suppliers to have a 3.6% minimum share of transportation fuels from a preapproved list of non-food...
  • Boeing, GE, and ICCT makes three!
    It’s been a dizzying couple of weeks for those (admittedly few) of us who work on aircraft emissions. Two weeks ago last Friday, the Center for Biological Diversity announced that it had sent the U.S...
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