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COP22 Declaration on Accelerating Action on Transport Adaptation

Paris Process on Mobility and Climate, Resilient Transport in a Changing Climate: From the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) held in Marrakech, November 7 to 18, 2016. COP22  focused on action items in order to a ...Read more
Type: Policy and Regulations, Organization: UNFCCC, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

International climate change adaptation framework for road infrastructure

Actions undertaken to mitigate the negative effects of climate change on road networks have varied from one country to another. They include legal, regulatory and institutional measures; promoting other transport modes; introducing new, green technologies; undertaking permanent supervision of embank ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: KIDNIE Murray / MARCHESE April / MARUNTU Cristina / MURPHY Helen / SEBILLE Robin / THOMSON Stephen / TOPLIS Caroline, AECOM Project Manager, Organization: PIARC , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Emissions of air pollutants from transport: An Overview

The UNECE World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) is a unique worldwide regulatory forum within the institutional framework of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee. Three UN Agreements, adopted in 1958, 1997 and 1998, provide the legal framework allowing Contracting Parties ( ...Read more
Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Organization: UNECE, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Air pollution from motor vehicles: standards and technologies for controlling emissions

This handbook presents a state-of-the-art review of vehicle emission standards and testing procedures and attempts to synthesize worldwide experience with vehicle emission control technologies and their applications in both industrialized and developing countries. It is one in a series of publicatio ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: Faiz, Asif; Weaver, Christopher S.; Walsh, Michael P., Organization: World Bank, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

EMEP/ EEA Air Pollutant Emission Inventory Guidebook 2016

Technical guidance to prepare national emission inventories. The joint EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook supports the reporting of emissions data under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) and the EU National Emission Ceilings Directive. It provid ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: EMEP / EEA, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change, Governance

ADB Green Bonds Newsletter and Impact Report 2017

ABD Green Bonds Newsletter   The Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a Green Bond program in with an inaugural -year  million green bond. In August, ADB launched a dual tranche - and -year green bond, raising $1.3 billion across both tenors. Similar to the inaugural green ...Read more
Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Organization: ADB, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement builds upon the Convention and – for the first time – brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so. As such, it charts a new ...Read more
Type: Policy and Regulations, Organization: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

FIA Air Quality Fact Sheet

This brief fact sheet includes key information and statistics regarding air quality, pollution, cities, and health.   Poor air quality is a contributory factor in the deaths of millions of people around the world. Air pollution has serious health impacts, including respiratory tract infec ...Read more
Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Organization: FIA Foundation, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

FIA Reducing Pollution Emissions

This research identifies five such key areas:   1. Curbing ultrafine particulate and black carbon emismions from diesel vehicles. 2. Addressing emissionsfrom two- and three- wheel motor vehicles. 3. Action on promoting and coordinating efforts and initiatives in green freight. 4. ...Read more
Type: Position Papers, Organization: FIA Foundation , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Environmental Impact Analysis of Acidiļ¬cation and Eutrophication Due to Emissions from the Production of Concrete

ABSTRACT: Concrete is a major material used in the construction industry that emits a large amount of substances with environmental impacts during its life cycle. Accordingly, technologies for the reduction in and assessment of the environmental impact of concrete from the perspective of a life cycl ...Read more
Type: Position Papers, Author: Tae Hyoung Kim, Chang U. Chae, Organization: MDPI, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change