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Transport and the Environment

Edited By: RM Harrison

190 pages, Figs, tabs

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | Jul 2004 | #149709 | ISBN: 0854042954
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About this book

An investigation into the major aspects of this emotive subject, with contributions from authors with international reputations for their research in the field. Discussions encompass air transport and its contribution to global pollution, the possible consequences of using hydrogen as a fuel, performance indicators and policy instruments for sustainable transport, the contamination of the atmosphere and surface waters by road vehicles, the impact of surface transport on climate, and the effects of transport pollutants on public health.


The Impacts of Aviation on Climate; Global Warming Consequences of a Future Hydrogen Economy; Sustainable Transport and Performance Indicators; Policy Instruments for Achieving Sustainable Transport; Water Pollution Impacts of Transport; Climatic Impact of Surface Transport; Human Health Implications of Air Pollution Emissions from Transport; Subject Index

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Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK

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