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Eco-efficiency in transport

Eco-efficiency in transport

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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

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StatementGroup on Pollution Prevention and Control, Task Force on Transport.
SeriesOECD working papers -- no.23
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate.
The Physical Object
Pagination123p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18221235M

Ships transport goods between geographical points and facilitate global trade activities (Lun and Browne in Int J Shipping Transp Logistics 1(2)–18, ). This book presents theory. Park, Y.S., Egilmez, G.*, and Kucukvar, M., , "Eco-efficiency Analysis of the Freight Logistics in the U.S. with a Specific focus on Air, Rail, Truck and Water Modes: An Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Linear Programming Approach", World Review of Intermodal Transport . Perhaps the most significant-cant finding is that 16 of the 20 eco-efficiency leaders (about 80 percent) are competitive, compared to only 11 of the 24 eco-efficiency laggards (about 45 percent). This suggests either that eco-efficiency already offers a competitive edge or that competitiveness and high eco-efficiency are not mutually exclusive.   transport and distribution: improved logistics: improved logistics. Adopt ‘smart’ technology to minimize fuel use and food miles: processing and manufacturing: eco-efficiency, reduced pollution, improved worker welfare on own sites: buyers ‘up the chain’ purchase preferentially from more sustainable sources where practical.

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Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management includes a selection of peer reviewed papers on a wide variety of topics: • Advanced modeling tools (LCA, LCC, BCA, performance prediction,design tools and systems) • Data management (monitoring and evaluation) • Emerging technologies and.

Book Description. Worldwide there is a growing interest in efficient planning and the design, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities and infrastructure assets.

Eco-efficiency in transport book 3rd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure ICTI (Pisa, April) contains contributions on sustainable development and.

The term "eco-efficiency" describes business activities that create economic value while reducing ecological impact and resource use. This book outlines the principles of eco-efficiency and presents case studies of their application from a number of international companies, including 3M and the Dow Chemical by: The energy efficiency in transport is the useful travelled distance, of passengers, goods or any type of load; divided by the total energy put into the transport propulsion means.

The energy input might be rendered in several different types depending on the type of propulsion, and normally such energy is presented in liquid fuels, electrical energy or food energy.

Such arguments have generated widespread support for the view of approaching sustainability through increased eco-efficiency is considered as the world's largest industry, with more than one billion people working each day to grow, process, transport, market, cook, pack, sell or deliver food.

The current book proposes this approach in. 1. Introduction. Eco-efficiency is a management control process aimed at reducing environmental intensity and increasing environmental productivity while also reducing costs and creating value (Huppes and Ishikawa, ).Broad support exists for eco-efficiency in the research literature (Myer,Mohr,Xepapadeaus and Zeeuw,Epstein and.

The full potential for improving eco-efficiency is much greater, but it is only likely to be achieved through coherent government policies for sustainable development. The report identifies policies that can encourage innovation by firms and communities, and provide an economy-wide framework of economic and regulatory incentives for the.

In order to make the eco-efficiency score comparable between the states, the raw eco-efficiency values are rescaled by applying a min-max technique, which is also performed by Park et al. (9) N o r m a l i z e d (E i) = E i − E m i n E m a x − E m i n E i is the raw eco-efficiency value for state i and E m i n and E m a x are the.

Book • Edited by: The influence of the transport phase and CO 2 uptake during the life cycle of concrete structures are analyzed. Conclusions on eco-efficiency of recycled aggregate concrete compared to natural aggregate concrete and recommendations for.

The ecological footprint is a method promoted by the Global Footprint Network to measure human demand on natural capital, i.e. the quantity of nature it takes to support people or an economy. It tracks this demand through an ecological accounting system.

The accounts contrast the biologically productive area people use for their consumption to the biologically productive. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sustainability, Eco-efficiency, and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management. The evolution of eco-efficiency undergoes four stages: an initial inefficient stage, a rapid growth stage, a mature efficient stage and a downside risk stage.

Moreover, tourism development, industrial structure and technical level have significantly positive impacts on eco-efficiency, but investment level displays the opposite trend. This study evaluates the eco-efficiency of agriculture in Pupiao Town, in the Yunnan province of China, through micro-level research.

The term "eco-efficiency" refers to the efficiency with which ecological resources are used to meet human needs. Interviews and field research were conducted to collect the data of the 23 villages from to The Data Envelopment.

Lithium-ion battery packs inside electric vehicles represents a high share of the final price. Nevertheless, with technology advances and the growth of the market, the price of the battery is getting more competitive. The greenhouse gas emissions and the battery cost have been studied previously, but coherent boundaries between environmental and economic assessments are.

A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations. Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving.

It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the fortunes of our economies.

A guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 1: Green Economy, Green Growth, and Low-Carbon Development – history, definitions and a guide to recent publications. The main findings show that close collaboration between chemical companies and LSPs has a strategic importance for the sustainable transport development.

On the one hand, the role of LSPs, as architects of transport processes as well as integrators of transport modes and connections, is crucial for rising eco-efficiency. energy sources and process equipment, but it normally produces a limited range of refined hydrocarbon products in high volume for the transportation industry.

Many refining companies have a bulk-chemical arm to manufacture a limited spectrum of high-volume organic chemicals and bulk-polymer intermediates that are natural extensions of their.

Worldwide, road users account for about 71% of transport CO2 emissions, with railway companies making up less than %, next to % for aviation and % for shipping, according to the. This book presents a practical framework for the application of big data, cloud, and pervasive and complex systems to sustainable solutions for urban environmental challenges.

It covers the technolog The included case study provides a pathway to improve the eco-efficiency of urban transport, demonstrating how to design an energy efficient. SAFE.T Fleet & HR Prevention An integrated prevention platform for increasing safety, eco-efficiency and the functioning of drivers in the transport sector The transport sector unfortunately all too often appears in the news in a negative way with serious traffic accidents involving trucks.

The profession of truck driver is also becoming more and more complex. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport. to LEDs (left) is an example of eco-efficiency, but it can also have unintended consequences.

Eco‐efficiency models are used to optimize production and processes by connecting and quantifying environmental and economic impacts. An adaptable, objective eco‐efficiency model was developed to assess the impacts of dietary rations.

Emirates Group’s comprehensive approach to sustainability and eco-efficiency. Book. Book flights Travel services Transportation Planning your trip Search for flights. Manage. Check-in Manage your booking Chauffeur-drive Flight status. Before you fly. Eco-sufficiency, or simply sufficiency, refers to the concept or strategy to reduce the environmental footprint of modern societies.

The term was popularised by authors such as Thomas Princen, a professor at MIT, in his book ‘The Logic of Sufficiency’.As a goal, sufficiency is about ensuring that all humans can live a good life without overshooting the.

Life-cycle air emission factors associated with road, rail, and air transportation of freight in the United States are analyzed. All life-cycle phases of vehicles, infrastructure, and fuels are accounted for in a hybrid life-cycle assessment (LCA).

It includes not only fuel combustion, but also emissions from vehicle manufacturing, maintenance, and end of life, infrastructure. Eco-efficiency is concerned with the efficient and sustainable use of resources in farm production and land management. It can be increased either by altering the management of individual crop and livestock enterprises or by altering the land-use system.

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An efficiency ratio measures a company's ability to use its assets to generate income. For example, an efficiency ratio often looks at various aspects of the company, such as the time it takes to. "This book, which is written in a very understandable style, focuses on definitions, philosophies, and practices that achieve greening at every stage and function of the supply chain.

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CHAPTER 4 Eco-Efficiency and Metrics Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) After lean implementation, the firm continues on its journey toward sustainability by moving toward eco-efficiency: reducing the environmental impact of products - Selection from Sustainable Operations and Closed Loop Supply Chains, Second Edition [Book].

Life Cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool for environmental decision-support in relation to products from the cradle to the grave. Until now, more emphasis has been put on the inclusion quantitative models and databases and on the design of guidebooks for.

With the rapid economic development, the transportation sector becomes one of the high-energy-consumption and high-CO 2 -emissions sectors in China. In order to ensure efficient use of energy and to reduce CO 2 pollution, it is important to gain the best performance standards in China’s transportation sector.

Data envelopment analysis (DEA) has been accepted as a. Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services on which the economy and society depends.

The desired result is a state of society where living conditions and resources are used to continue to meet human needs. An eco‐efficiency assessment of CSA cements, benchmarked against the conventional Portland cement, has been performed following the principles of ISO on eco‐efficiency. Emirates Group’s comprehensive approach to sustainability and eco-efficiency.

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ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. Reviews: 1. Books Entertainment Film and Motion Picture Auto & Transportation Business Technology pushing companies to prioritize eco-efficiency, especially when it comes to reducing food and plastic. All other sectors including road transport, agriculture and all with a low energy intensity are not covered.

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