November 2017
Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement (CIRED), Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Transportation mode choices, distances traveled and resulting CO2 emissions are influenced by transport infrastructures. The latter will either lock-in transport patterns in high-emitting modes or accompany low-carbon pathways.

November 2017
Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement (CIRED), EnvEcon, Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), GGKP Annual Conference

Chinese transport activity has grown rapidly in recent years, and curbing CO2 emissions from this sector is a major challenge. This paper investigates the potentials offered by both technological solutions and changes in infrastructure deployment strategy that can address this challenge.