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This can partly be explained by the relationship between distance and mode choice. The current mobility policies should thus favour the reduction of distances through a better mix of functions at the living area scale and be more context-specific by addressing the sustainability of transport also at the local scale. , 2011a). In Marique et al. (2013b), three indexes (the energy performance index, the modal share index and the distance travelled index) are developed and mapped to investigate the interdependences between urban structure of the territory, urban sprawl and travel energy consumption for commuting at several territorial scales.

Khan, Mobashwir and Kara Kockelman (2012). ” Energy Policy 26: 225-233. Kim HY, Lieffering M, Kobayshi K, Okada M, Mitchell MW, Gumpertz M (2003) Effects of free-air CO2 enrichment and nitrogen supply on the yield of temperate paddy rice crops. Field Crops Res 83 261–270. , M. Bomberg, M. Thompson, C. Whitehead (2008) GHG Emissions Control Options: Opportunities for Conservation. Report Commissioned by the National Academy of Sciences for the Committee for the Study on the Relationships Among Development Patterns, VMT, and Energy Conservation.

311 Strategy 28 Matthew S. Bomberg, Kara M. Kockelman and Melissa Thompson Table 9. S. GHG Emissions Percent of 80% Reduction CCS Coal Electricity Generation (vs. 240 Pass. 121 "Clean Grid" Electricity Generation (vs. 120 Pass. 007 Strategy CONCLUSION Table 9 compares selected GHG control strategies to top emissions reducing strategies, based on the analyses described above. The list includes combinations of vehicle technologies and alternative fuels, and all strategies are considered in terms of the share they could achieve of the 80 percent reduction in 2000-level emissions estimated to be needed to avoid dangerous effects of climate change.

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