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Techno-optimism : progress towards CO2 reduction targets in transport : a UK and London perspective

Abstract:

Transport is making a very limited contribution to carbon emissions reduction targets in the UK and this paper argues the case for a substantial shift in thinking away from the concentration on technological alternatives to a revised approach that combines technological efficiency with behavioural change. The paper presents a critique of the UK approach to energy and transport, commenting on the limited approach and measures used and their effectiveness. The necessary policy measures are avai...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1504/IJSD.2009.027527

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Inderscience Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Sustainable Development Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
24-47
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1741-5268
ISSN:
0960-1406

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