Title: Reducing transport emissions: the simultaneous challenges of global warming and oil shortage

Authors: Laurie Sparke

Addresses: Sparke Engineering, Melbourne, Australia

Abstract: The use of gas for fuel transportation in Australia is proposed as an interim strategy to address a looming oil shortage crisis and to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from transport vehicles as an important response to global warming.

Keywords: gas; LPG; CNG; transport emissions; global warming; oil crisis; energy security; oil shortage; greenhouse gases; GHG emissions; vehicle emissions; vehicle design; liquefied petroleum gas; compressed natural gas; Australia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.2010.032981

International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2010 Vol.53 No.1/2, pp.16 - 35

Published online: 06 May 2010 *

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