The Green Transport Revolution; The Greening of Transport for the 21st and 22nd Centuries (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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Engelska
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300
Utgivningsdatum
2013-09-01
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The Green Economics Institute
ISBN
9781907543968
The Green Transport Revolution; The Greening of Transport for the 21st and 22nd Centuries (häftad)

The Green Transport Revolution; The Greening of Transport for the 21st and 22nd Centuries

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This book explores the new innovations in transport and presents data and updates on the current waves of change in attitude and practice in transport from leading pracititioners, top campaigners and policy makers in the field. It discusses the latest hot topics- and has sections on all modes of transport- road, air, rail,cycling, walking, buses,cars and their future, economy and structure, etc with sections on each and wades into the controversy. It was launched in the House of Commons by Louise Ellman MP and leader of the commons committee on Transport on July 16th 2013
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List of Contributors Dr. Stephen Bakare Adewale is an economist at the Department of Economics, Adekunle Ajasin University, in Ondo Province, Nigeria, specialising in labour economics and the economics of oil. He has published in the Business and Management Review on local content in industry for capacity utilisation and on Research Methodology for Economics and Behavioural Science. He is a regular contributor to the Green Economics Institute's conferences and books and is currently editing a book: The Greening of Nigeria. Ben Armstrong-Haworth is researching at Cass Business School, City University London where his is looking at how technology developers in the fuel cell industry use partnerships to commercialise their technology. Ben's research has generally focussed on the development and application of low carbon energy technologies to transport. He is also interested in energy policy and market support mechanisms, and environmental business management. Professor Dzintra Atstaja is an associate professor at the BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia, and a scientific expert of the Latvian Council of Science. She specializes in the economics and sustainability of transport policy, business control systems and management, environmental management, civil defence, and work safety. She has created more than 80 publications, which have been included in EBSCO, Scopus, ISI Web of Knowledge, AGRIS, The Library of Congress, and more. Natalie Bennett replaced Caroline Lucas as leader of the Green Party of England and Wales in September 2012. Before her current role in politics, she edited the Guardian Weekly. She continues her writing as a regular blogger, and she has her own blog: Philobiblon. Rose Bridger has written about aviation for several years for a range of publishers, and her first book about aviation, 'Plane Truth', was published in October 2013. She recently spoke at a conference at the House of Commons about aviation before the chair of the Transport Select Committee. Rose also has vast experience in food and the environment, on which she has produced a large volume of writing, and she has worked on the Local Agenda 21 and environmental policy in London and Kirklees. 10 The Greening of Transport Policy Andrew Davis is a councillor for Weybridge North, Elmbridge Borough Council. He set up Environmental Transport Association 20 years ago, a business that provides breakdown and travel services with a low environmental impact for 50,000 customers in the UK. He is a proponent of 20mph zones in residential areas. Louise Ellman MP is a Member of Parliament for Liverpool Riverside, a Labour Cooperative Politician, and is currently Chair of the Commons Transport Select Committee. She has studied at the Universities of Hull and York, and lectured for several years for the Open University. Before her role in Parliamnet, she was a councillor at Lancashire Council. Salman Farisi has worked in the laboratory of transport at the University of Indonesia, researching extensively in transport and road systems. Alan Francis is a transport consultant and is the chair of New Bradwell Parish Council. He has worked alongside a variety of transport campaign groups including Rail Future, Road Traffic Reduction Troika, and Campaign for Better Transport. Additionally, Alan has been a member of several local consultative committees, such as the Milton Keynes Transport Partnership and the Wolverton Rail Users Group, which he chaired. David Flint is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Cass Business School, London. He has spent thirty years studying Information Technology and its application and interpreting his findings for senior managers in business and public service. He has written two books and a great many reports, advised hundreds of organisations and lectured on four continents. He has served as a trustee of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, the UK's leading abortion provider, and was founding chairman of Education For Choice, originally

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The Greening of Transport Policy PART 2: TRANSPORT'S HIDDEN COSTS 2.1 Climate Change Green Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Transport Solutions By Andris Valdemars and Dzintra Atstaja Strategies for a Sustainable City: Thimphu By Jigme Tashi Tsering The Economic Reform of Transportation in China in Face of Climate Change: A Better Way to Develop By Junqi Li 2.2 Health How Saving the Planet Will Improve Our Health By David Flint Heathrow's Hidden Health Costs By Ryte Maumeviciute Health and Well-Being in a Polluted Environment: A Case Study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (COPDs) in Selected Cities in England and Wales By Lawrence Sappor The Unsustainable Heaviness of Air: The Impact of Air Pollution on Workers' Health By Dr Enrico Tezza Pollution of the Air in Slough Emitted from Transport Systems By Lawrence Sappor PART 3: AN ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENT MODES OF TRANSPORT 3.1 Roads Management Before Investment: The Way Ahead for Transport By Stephen Plowden Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport By the Slower Speeds Initiative The Case for the Local Car By Stephen Plowden What's Happening in the BRICS? Today's Transport in China By Ryte Mamacuviute Green Road Traffic at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport By Salman Farisi, Andyka Kusuma, Fandhy Imansyah and Silvanus Nohan Rudrokasworo 3.2 Aviation European Governments Bail Out National Airlines By Rose Bridger 7 The Greening of Transport Policy Aviation and the Supply Chain By Rose Bridger The No-Flight Pledge By John Valentine Fly and Be Damned By Peter McManners 3.3 Rail Meeting the Challenges of Liberalisation - European Rail Business in the Common Market By Daniel Skopek The Cost of Privatisation to the British Rail Industry By Jonathan Ross-Tatam 3.4 Metro MetroCable: Saviour for the Barrios of Caracas By Richard Holcroft Benefits of the Santo Domingo Metro on the productivity of the city By Carlos Restituyo Vasallo 3.5 Cycling Leeds Cycling Campaign By Elizabeth Reather Reading Cycle Campaign By Adrian Lawson PART 4: OIL The Macroeconomic Impacts of Oil Price Shocks: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria By Dr. Bakare Adewale Stephen Denying Oil Exploitation and Corruption in the Nile Delta By Grimot Nane PART 5: PERSPECTIVES IN TRANSPORT England's Missing Transport Policy: A Failure of Process and Decision Making By Natalie Bennett The UK Transport System: Interviews with Transport Specialists Interviewer: Richard Holcroft, Interviewees: Richard Mallender and Alan Francis Transport in Reading By Rob Wilson MP 8 The Greening of Transport Policy PART 6: GREEN ECONOMICS Green Economics and What It Means By Miriam Kennet The Green Economy: Rethinking Growth By Volker Heinemann and Miriam Kennet Report: Leading Our Delegation at Rio+20 Sustainable Development Earth Summit in Greening the Economy By Michelle S. Gale de Oliveira