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Towards Clean and Sustainable Transport in Asian Cities: Lessons Learnt from Japanese Experiences

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Abstract

There are a variety of potential measures to be take in the transport sector to move toward clean and sustainable transport in Asian cities. Indeed, the breadth of the range of options available makes it difficult for stakeholders to identify which measure should be taken first. To confront this issue, this chapter introduces a decomposition model of transport energy consumption and the associated CO2 emissions to identify the most relevant set of measures to be taken. Lessons learnt from Japanese experiences are presented by categorizing the measures to be taken to move toward low-carbon transport in Japan using this model.

Keywords

Clean transport Decomposition method Japanese cities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and TechnologyTsukubaJapan

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