The Committee's report examines the challenges involved in efforts to reduce carbon emissions from the UK transport sector and makes recommendations to improve future progress, as part of its overall priority for the current Parliament of focusing on climate change issues. Topics discussed include: the Government's strategic priorities; measures to reduce carbon emissions from road transport, trains, water freight and aviation; emissions from developing economies; the future price and availability of oil. This volume contains a range of oral and written evidence taken by the Committee in the course of its inquiry, including contributions from officials from the Department for Transport, Transport for London, the Environment Agency, Transport 2000 and Sustrans, as well as from environmental groups and from representatives from the motoring, aviation, rail, freight transport and shipping industries.8 March 2006 Professor David Banister and Mr Robin Hickman 8 March 2006 Professor David Banister and Mr Robin Hickman ... If they realise that the environment is a problem, if they realise that they are contributing to that problem, are they then prepared to ... So we have to buy Toyota Prius-style cars, hybrids, et cetera.
|Title||:||Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport|
|Author||:||Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2006-08-07|