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Tag Archives: climate
Norwegian online shoppers positive to environmentally friendly home delivery
Norwegian customers want and are willing to pay for environmentally friendly home delivery, but not if the price or delivery time increase. These are some of the major findings in a new report from the Institute of Transport Economics. The increasing trend of online shopping in Norway has...
Posted in Economics, Freight Transport Tagged climate, consumer, cycling, delivery, eco-friendly, energy-efficient, home delivery, transport Comments Off on Norwegian online shoppers positive to environmentally friendly home delivery
Electric cars crucial in achieving climate goals
It can be costly, though, because the low costs of electric cars motivate more people to choose car instead of public transport. The result is more queues and crippled public transport infrastructure. Fortunately, it is possible to achieve the climate goals without increasing queues and weakening...
Posted in Energy and Fuel, Environment and Climate, Policy and Planning Tagged climate, electric cards, transport policy Comments Off on Electric cars crucial in achieving climate goals
Measures for infrastructure climate adaptation requires prioritisation
The effect of climate change will result in more extreme weather events causing for example increased risk of floods, and landslides, which will result in great costs to society. Therefore, society needs to prepare for the consequences brought on by climate change, an effort that requires...
Posted in Environment and Climate, Infrastructure Tagged climate, climate adaptation, climate change, extreme weather conditions, infrastructure Comments Off on Measures for infrastructure climate adaptation requires prioritisation
New climate-proof solutions for hard surfaces
Posted in Environment and Climate, Infrastructure, Maintenance Tagged climate, climate proof solutions, high density road, infrastructure, materials, road designs Comments Off on New climate-proof solutions for hard surfaces
Fossil-free fuels make a clear leap forward
Each year the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) organizes the Nordic region’s largest annual conference for the transport sector. For three years running there has been a session on Transportforum dealing with the development of new infrastructure for the fossil-free...
Posted in Conference, Energy and Fuel, Environment and Climate, Passenger Transport Tagged biogas, climate, fossil free, fossil fuels, hydrogen station, hydrogen-powered Comments Off on Fossil-free fuels make a clear leap forward