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Trade and the greenhouse gas emissions from international freight transport

Anca D. Cristea

Trade and the greenhouse gas emissions from international freight transport

by Anca D. Cristea

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnca D. Cristea ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 17117, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 17117.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25021675M
LC Control Number2011657318

review on how the government will support the freight industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and the barriers that might stop them. Published 10 February From. Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) generated from transport are among the fastest growing in Europe and in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region, posing a challenge in creating a low-carbon future, as economic development has been paralleled with a modal share increasingly dominated by roads.

"The timing of releasing this book on the market is impeccable - with many governments currently grappling with how best to reduce their transport-related greenhouse gas emissions based on their nationally determined contributions committed under the Paris Climate Agreement, and the International Maritime Organisation recently agreeing to 5/5(1).   This paper presents a methodology of measuring greenhouse gas emissions (mainly CO2) for the transportation sector and illustratively applies it in Korea. The transportation sector is one of the most critical sectors concerning environmental pollution and represents about 20 percent of the yearly total greenhouse gas emissions for the energy sector in by:

Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions Video: The funding area "Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions" in a nutshell A limitation of global warming to well below 2°C or even below °C requires a fundamental restructuring of important areas in the economy and society. 1. REDUCING TRANSPORT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS TRENDS & DATA • Transport-sector CO2 emissions represent 23% (globally) and 30% (OECD) of overall CO2 emissions from Fossil fuel combustion. The sector accounts for approximately 15% of overall greenhouse gas emissions.


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Trade and the greenhouse gas emissions from international freight transport by Anca D. Cristea Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport Anca D. Cristea, David Hummels, Laura Puzzello, and Misak G. Avetisyan NBER Working Paper No. June JEL No. F17,F18,Q56 ABSTRACT We collect extensive data on worldwide trade by transportation mode and use this to provide detailed.

Put another way, this exercise takes the transportation system as given and examines how changes in trade affect the greenhouse gas emissions from international output and transport.

We do not model how changes in fuel prices, spurred either by rising demand for fuel or changes in carbon/fuel taxes, affect mode-specific by: Downloadable (with restrictions). We collect extensive data on worldwide trade by transportation mode and use this to provide detailed comparisons of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with output versus international transportation of traded goods.

International transport is responsible for 33 percent of world-wide trade-related emissions, and over 75 percent of emissions for major. Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport Anca D.

Cristea, David Hummels, Laura Puzzello, Misak G. Avetisyan. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment We collect extensive data on worldwide trade by transportation mode and use this to provide detailed comparisons of the greenhouse gas emissions.

Downloadable. We collect extensive data on worldwide trade by transportation mode and use this to provide detailed comparisons of the greenhouse gas Trade and the greenhouse gas emissions from international freight transport book associated with output versus international transportation of traded goods.

International transport is responsible for 33 percent of world-wide trade-related emissions, and over 75 percent of emissions for major manufacturing categories.

Trade and the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from International Freight Transport NBER Working Paper No. w 57 Pages Posted: 12 Jun Last revised: 14 Apr Cited by: Get this from a library.

Trade and the greenhouse gas emissions from international freight transport. [Anca D Cristea; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- We collect extensive data on worldwide trade by transportation mode and use this to provide detailed comparisons of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with output versus international.

Source: International Energy Association. IEA and IPCC () Summary for Policymakers. Several activity sectors contribute to the emission of greenhouse gases with energy generation the most significant. Transportation accounts for about 20% of greenhouse gas emissions with road transportation accounting for three-quarters of this share.

Within transportation, heavy-duty trucks are the fastest-growing contributor to emissions. And freight’s contribution is expected to increase. Projections are that byas international commerce increases and supply chains become more global and complex, shipments of U.S.

goods will grow another percent, and bya total of   "The proportion of [greenhouse gas] emissions from international shipping continues to receive scant regard within government. Shipping has been. Freight transportation accounts for 9% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States.

The contributions of each of five freight transportation modes to total freight transportation GHG emissions 6, 5, 13, and 16 percent for truck, rail, air, water, and pipeline, respectively. This paper provides orders of magnitude of the importance of CO2 emissions from international freight transport activities under a variety of scenarios regarding trade and climate policies.

Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Road Transport: Analytical Methods «ISBN 77 01 1 P Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Road Transport: Analytical Methods Road transport accounts for approximately 80% of CO 2 emissions emanating from transport, which corresponds to more than 20% of total File Size: KB.

It is well known that international trade leads to greenhouse-gas emissions but policymakers often focus their attention on the production of goods and not their shipment. This column presents findings based on a unique database that allows researchers to calculate emissions for every dollar of world trade.

It suggests that international transport emissions warrant serious. This guide is concerned solely with helping you calculate and report the direct emissions from your freight transport operations – i.e. the emissions from freight vehicles which you lease or own, and operate.

Both UK and international guidance on GHG emissions reporting. The Canadian freight sector since Intransportation services contributed to % of Canada’s national output (Messinger and Sager, ).The country’s expansive geography, strong interregional and international economic linkages, and the diverse supply chain for manufactured products produced in the country explain the importance of the freight by: Electricity Sector Emissions.

Total Emissions in = 6, Million Metric Tons of CO 2 equivalent * Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry in the United States is a net sink and offsets approximately 11 percent of these greenhouse gas emissions.

All emission estimates from the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: – Larger image to save or print. • Department for Transport () Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transport London. Increasing fuel prices and market distortion in a domestic road haulage market: the case of the United Kingdom.

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM GLOBAL SHIPPING, – tonnes to 1, million tonnes. Similarly, on a year timescale, CO 2-eq emissions increased from 1, million tonnes to 1, million tonnes.

THREE SHIP CLASSES AND SIX FLAG STATES ACCOUNT FOR MOST CO 2 EMISSIONS Three ship classes accounted for 55% of the total shipping CO 2.

The environmental impact of aviation occurs because aircraft engines emit heat, noise, particulates and gases which contribute to climate change and global dimming. Airplanes emit particles and gases such as carbon dioxide (CO 2), water vapor, hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, lead, and black carbon which interact among themselves and with the atmosphere.

International Bunkers - Air and Marine (Official Estimate) Not Applicable Transportation Source GHGs Relative to Total U.S.

Emissions Not Applicable Non-Transportation Mobile Source: Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.

Greenhouse gases cause the greenhouse effect on planets. The primary greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are water vapor (H 2 O), carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane (CH 4), nitrous oxide (N 2 O), and ozone (O 3).Without greenhouse gases, the average temperature of .), sectors are typically defined by their dominant activity.

Where freight transport is undertaken on an ‘own account’ basis by companies whose main activity is not transport, the related freight emissions are excluded. This makes it difficult to obtain a comprehensive, cross-sectoral measure of CO 2 emissions from freight Size: 73KB.