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Summarizes and evaluates key elements of the November 2017 European Commission proposal as it goes to the European Parliament and the European Council.

The modifications required by US regulators to VW diesel engines designed to cheat emissions tests are more stringent and more effective than in Europe.

Summarizes policies and actions that are expanding access to electric transportation in the United States and showcases several examples of equity-focused electric mobility practices that are encouraging their utilization more widely. 

2013.09.26

Without new limits on vehicle emissions and fuel sulfur content, early deaths from emissions of fine particles in India's urban areas will nearly quadruple by 2030. With such limits, India could reduce early deaths by 84 percent compared to business-as-usual in the same period.

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2013.09.23

Synopsis of a report commissioned from M.J. Bradley Associates by the ICCT and the Regulatory Assistance Project.

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2013.08.16

Concise analysis of the public health and economic benefits of early implementation of stricter standards over 30 years.

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2013.07.24

The health, climate and economic benefits to Mexico possible through alignment of efficiency standards and emissions standards for light- and heavy-duty vehicles, complemented by clean fuels.

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2013.07.03

Synopsis of ICCT's recently completed comprehensive assessment of vehicle emission control measures in India, setting Indian policy options in the context of international experience and consensus best practice.

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2013.02.11

An important question when estimating the indirect land use change emissions from biodiesel feedstocks is whether vegetable oils replace each other in the market, so that increased demand for one may result in increased production of another. In this paper, it is shown that the evidence from trade and agricultural production data strongly suggests that demand for rapeseed biodiesel in the EU will have driven expansion of palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia, as predicted in IFPRI's iLUC modeling with MIRAGE (Laborde, 2011). 

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2013.01.18

Briefing on the potential and estimated costs of various vehicle technologies to reduce CO2 emissions and fuel consumption, based on rigorous tear-down analyses carried out in the U.S. and Europe.

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2013.01.18

Concise overview of an analysis of the CO2 emission reduction potential of various vehicle technologies and estimate of associated costs in the EU market.

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2012.12.11

Investing in ultra-low-sulfur fuel and clean vehicle technologies in India will not come without costs. But the benefits, in terms of reduced healthcare costs and higher productivity, far outweigh them.

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2012.05.21

This briefing discusses the advantages of implementing a policy of “one country, one fuel, one regulation" and moving to further reduce fuel sulphur content in India.

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