Low Carbon Shipping, Transport & Market Incentive Programs

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The carbon labeling project presents methods to promote biodiesel use, disseminate information on the potential carbon efficiency of biofuels and promote the concept of carbon labeling. This guide is aimed at policy makers and interested industry groups. It aims to evaluate the suitability of the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Smart Way Transport Partnership as a model for the EU to promote more efficiency and low carbon shipping of goods to market. It includes: a thorough description of the US EPA scheme and its objectives; carbon labeling initiatives in the UK (independent and national); a review of the strengths and ... continued below

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30 p. : ill.

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Wason, Bill & van Thuijl, Elke November 2007.

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The carbon labeling project presents methods to promote biodiesel use, disseminate information on the potential carbon efficiency of biofuels and promote the concept of carbon labeling. This guide is aimed at policy makers and interested industry groups. It aims to evaluate the suitability of the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Smart Way Transport Partnership as a model for the EU to promote more efficiency and low carbon shipping of goods to market. It includes: a thorough description of the US EPA scheme and its objectives; carbon labeling initiatives in the UK (independent and national); a review of the strengths and weaknesses of the US EPA scheme with regards to its suitability for EU transport policy; the different EU transport system and pilot programmes; and suggestions for freight and multi-sector low carbon transport programmes in the EU. This useful guide enables decision makers to develop a road map on how best to provide incentives for implementing a low carbon shipping program in Europe.

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30 p. : ill.

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Wason, Bill & van Thuijl, Elke. Low Carbon Shipping, Transport & Market Incentive Programs, text, November 2007; Sylvensteinstr. 2 D-81369 Munich Germany. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226575/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .