Search Results

Translate

 

Advanced Technology Development to Meet California's Climate Goals

Presents a comprehensive view of California’s need to accelerate the development and deployment of advanced technology that will stimulate the state’s transition to a clean energy economy and...
Published 2009.12.15: Publication

Black carbon climate science and emission control strategies: A policy-relevant summary

This paper provides policy-relevant guidance on black carbon, a solid particle emitted during incomplete combustion. When emitted into the atmosphere and deposited on ice or snow, black carbon...
Published 2009.12.14: Publication

Efficiency Trends for New Commercial Jet Aircraft, 1960 to 2008

Concerns about aviation’s growing climate impact have revived interest in CO2 emission standards for new aircraft. To date, commercial aviation has been perceived to produce continuous improvements...
Published 2009.11.30: Publication

Reducing heavy-duty long-haul combination truck fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

This study provides an assessment of available and emerging technologies that could be used to reduce CO2 emissions and lower fuel consumption from new heavy-duty long haul combination trucks in the...
Published 2009.10.14: Publication

Managing motorcycles: Opportunities to reduce pollution and fuel use from two- and three-wheeled vehicles

For millions of people living in large cities in the developing world, two- and three-wheeled motorcycles offer convenient, affordable access to motorized transportation. Nowhere is this trend more...
Published 2009.10.09: Publication

Summary report on low-carbon fuel standards

This paper provides a summary overview of low carbon fuel-related standards in various stages of development and implementation worldwide. These standards represent an important step in curbing GHG...
Published 2009.10.04: Publication

Modeling heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy based on cycle properties

  This study, by researchers at the West Virginia University Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, developed a methodology for predicting heavy‐duty vehicle fuel economy during...
Published 2009.09.24: Publication

International Workshop on Black Carbon in Latin America

This one-day workshop presented the sources and impacts of black carbon emissions in Latin America, strategies for controlling major sources, case studies of existing control programs, and the status...
Published 2009.09.15: Event

Evaluation of vehicle simulation tools

Among the numerous technical and regulatory design issues related to developing fuel economy or greenhouse gas standards for heavy-duty vehicles is the problem of determining the test method(s) to...
Published 2009.08.09: Publication

Options for Assessing the CO2 Intensity of Commercial Aircraft under an Airframe Standard

There is considerable interest within ICAO and member states regarding options to set CO2 or GHG emission standards for commercial aviation.This paper identifies several possible carbon intensity...
Published 2009.06.30: Publication

Setting the stage for regulation of heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy and GHG emissions

This document discusses issues related to the regulation of fuel efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles in the United States. While new U.S. light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) are required to...
Published 2009.02.09: Publication

Methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl (MMT): A science and policy review

  MMT is an octane-enhancing gasoline additive that forms manganese particles when burned. It was widely introduced in the United States in the 1970s by the Ethyl Corporation when regulations...
Published 2009.01.09: Publication

International Workshop on Black Carbon

Distinguished atmospheric scientists and policy makers shared the latest scientific understanding of black carbon climate forcing and policy strategies for mitigation in the transportation sector at...
Published 2009.01.06: Event