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Policies for efficient transport will lower oil prices, create jobs, and help countries meet climate pledges

Signed by 177 countries in April, the Paris climate agreement has been hailed by business leaders and heads of state as the “end of the fossil fuel era.” Now, as countries translate their intended...The expansion of fuel-saving transport policies has important implications for the future of the global oil market and its impacts on major economies.
Published 2016.06.13: Blog Post

Oil market futures: Effects of low-carbon transport policies on long-term oil prices

This study, commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, evaluates the effects of transport technology and policies on oil prices and the wider economy. The study compares a Business-as-Usual (...
Published 2016.04.29: Publication

Choose Your Own Adventure: By Plane, Car, Train, or Bus?

Is flying really greener than driving? In previous work, we concluded that it’s likely not – at least for the average flight and road trip on comparable distances (300 to 500 mile trips). In a new...Is flying really greener than driving? On average, no, but it does depend on the fuel economy of your vehicle as well as the number of passengers.
Published 2015.04.30: Blog Post

Unfortunately, peak oil is not at hand

A Citi Research report on so-called peak oil demand has been drawing a lot of attention lately. Understandably: what could be bigger news for anyone concerned with climate change, energy security,...The enthusiastic reaction to a Citi Research report is understandable, but premature. World oil demand isn't on track to peak in analyses that are based on known technology and policy trends.
Published 2013.11.04: Blog Post

Test cycles used to evaluate vehicle efficiency

A key component of a CAEP/9 CO2 certification requirement and standard will be the test point(s) used to evaluate the efficiency of aircraft. This paper, presented to the third CO2 TG meeting of the...
Published 2010.10.07: Publication