Energy efficiency for passenger and freight transport
Assessment made on 01 Jan 2001
ClassificationTransport (Primary theme)
- TERM 027
Policy issue: Reduce energy use per passenger-km and per tonne-km
Not much improvement in energy efficiency of road passenger and freight transport
Ship and rail transport compares very favourably with road as regards energy efficiency per tonne-km. However, the energy efficiency of rail transport has changed little during the past two decades, suggesting that additional energy saving measures need to be explored even in the rail sector.
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Energy efficiency and specific CO2 emissions TERM 2001
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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