Study finds that more stringent standards worldwide could dramatically reduce premature mortality while cutting short-lived climate pollutant emissions as much as 80%. Download the report [.pdf]...
Published 2013.11.12: News
Technology-forcing regulations in the United States, European Union, and Japan have resulted in highly effective controls of tailpipe emissions. Advanced aftertreatment technology and engine tuning,...
Published 2013.11.04: Publication
Our annual look at the largest vehicle markets, in words and pictures (see here for last year's). Thanks to my colleagues Hui He for help with the Wards data, Zifei Yang for coming up with the top 15...Our annual look at the largest vehicle markets, in words and pictures.
Published 2013.10.01: Blog Post
[O Impacto de Padrões Avançados ... Brasil no Contexto Global] Brazil accounts for 3.5 percent of all early deaths worldwide from exposure to urban vehicle particle emissions and approximately 31...
Published 2013.10.01: Publication
Approximately ten percent of all years of life lost from exposure to vehicle emissions around the world occur in India. Without new limits on vehicle emissions and fuel sulfur content, the number of...
Published 2013.09.26: Publication
La Normatividad ambiental: Un ingrediente esencial para mejorar la salud y la competitividad de México
[Jump to English-language text] A partir del éxito construido por la reciente publicación del estándar de rendimiento de combustible (emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero GHG) para la categoría...
Published 2013.07.24: Publication
The ICCT has just completed a comprehensive assessment of the past, present, and potential future direction of vehicle emission control measures in India, setting Indian policy options in the context...
Published 2013.07.03: Publication
Materials from the GFEI's global networking meeting, held June 20 and 21 at UNEP's headquarters in Paris, are now online here. Quoting from the GFEI site's description of the event: [D]elegates...
Published 2013.06.25: News
This webinar will focus on the results of the Global transportation energy and climate roadmap, a study that evaluates the impact of transportation policies on worldwide oil consumption and...
Published 2013.04.03: Event
By now everyone who wants to know does know that President Obama has promised “executive actions” on climate change if Congress continues to evade the problem. That has naturally re-energized...Heavy-duty vehicles account for 6% of total US GHG emissions—not as juicy a target as the one-third that come from power plants, but significant enough to merit a real focus this term.
Published 2013.03.15: Blog Post
This report evaluates the impact of transportation policies on worldwide oil consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the potential for reductions in both out to 2030. It finds that...
Published 2012.12.01: Publication
I spoke recently with ICCT senior fellow John German about the opportunities posed by harmonization of fuel economy standards throughout North America. It's a short "interview," about six minutes,...Conversation with ICCT senior fellow John German about the opportunities posed by harmonization of fuel economy standards throughout North America.
Published 2012.06.13: Blog Post
The ICCT India team last week broadcast the second webinar of its three-part series on analyses of cleaner vehicles and fuels in India. (E-mail us if you'd like to be informed of the next one, in...Some notes re. the 24 May webinar on fuel quality standards and compliance in India, with links to the recorded webinar and downloadable presentation.
Published 2012.05.29: Blog Post
Hot on the heels of passing a landmark climate bill which promises a 30% reduction in greenhouse gases by 2030 from business as usual, the Mexican government is proposing its first real measure to...Mexico's proposed fuel economy standards for LDVs will be the first in Latin America, and represent the first time North America will harmonize around a single set of vehicle standards.
Published 2012.05.24: Blog Post
The initial ICCT India team webinar on India's vehicle emissions and fuels policies, broadcast April 26, was well received. We had a little trouble with recording the webinar, so we can't make the...Presentation and some follow-up from a webinar broadcast by the India team 26 April 2012.
Published 2012.05.02: Blog Post
Peter Mock and Cristiano Façanha presented at an International Expert Meeting (IEM) of UNECE on 24 April 2012 in Geneva, called to disseminate information on activities related to the UNDA project on...
Published 2012.05.01: News
Transportation of people and goods currently contributes about a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and this share is growing. Unprecedented income and population growth in the...Modeling different transportation scenarios shows interesting trends in GHG emissions from transport through 2030 given the "policy pipeline” in the world's largest vehicle markets.
Published 2012.04.27: Blog Post