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Asia on the Move: Cars and Trains

Mark L. Clifford

in The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the effects of the proliferation of private cars on the environment, and the emergence of more environmentally sustainable transport. Along with the skyscraper, the automobile ... More


Searching

Lynne Pearce

in Drivetime: Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690848
eISBN:
9781474426817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690848.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter conceptualises a mode of driving – and a type of driver-consciousness characterised as ‘searching’. It focuses on the way in which the car may be used to explore and ‘probe’ the ... More


Ground Transportation: Road and Rail

Peter Rez

in The Simple Physics of Energy Use

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198802297
eISBN:
9780191840708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802297.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Everything that rolls along the ground uses energy to overcome both rolling resistance and air resistance. Air resistance is more significant at higher speeds. Repeated accelerations dominate energy ... More


The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Mark Clifford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at what companies in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand are doing to build businesses that will ... More


The Path Forward

Hewitt Crane, Edwin Kinderman, and Ripudaman Malhotra

in A Cubic Mile of Oil: Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195325546
eISBN:
9780197562529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195325546.003.0019
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

In this book we reviewed the course of energy consumption over the ages and projected the level of consumption through 2050. To facilitate the discussion, ... More


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