Category: Transport

Freight: How lorries serve as a litmus test and driver in India’s economy

Globally, derived demand for transport services outpaces its supply. In developing countries like India, much of this demand is new, and existing transport technology and infrastructure lag behind what is needed to sustain current rates of economic growth and activity,

International Transport Part 1: Territorial and Consumption Emissions and the Global Race to the Bottom

Maritime, aviation and land-based traffic due to trade and commerce and tourism compose the moving facade of international transport, one of the fastest growing sources for GHG emissions globally. In fact, though international transport describes the interaction of two or

Beyond Renewable Fuel Standards

In the last post on this subject—RFS: Reconsidering Fuel Standards? —the possibility of new alternative fuels emerging that can compete with fossil fuels was briefly introduced. Due to the controversy surrounding renewable fuel standards, specifically whether they drive up food

Indonesia’s Coal Export Taxes: Practical or Brash?

Over the past two decades, Indonesia has seen significant growth in coal production, exports, and domestic sales, driven primarily by an increase in foreign investment in the coal sector. Currently exports account for up to 80% of production, which should

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RFS: Reconsidering Fuel Standards?

Source: Biofuels Digest The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a hotly contested issue in the U.S., and recent political wrangling may end up setting back progress that proponents of renewable fuels have made. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears