The 2011 Review of Maritime Transport, published by the UNCTAD highlights challenges of adapting maritime transport to the impacts of climate change, primarily sea-level rise, and provides an update on the development of measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from maritime transport.

The European Commission adopted a roadmap of 40 concrete initiatives for the next decade to buil

This guidebook covers a range of transport technologies and practices that can significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and help achieve key development goals at the same time. All the options are dealt with in simple language, and approaches for implementing these technologies are also provided.

High protein food, including milk, eggs, meat and fish, is likely to become dearer by 10 per cent soon due to re-classification of bird and animal feed by the Ministry of Railways for a higher freight rate.

The ministry under Mamata Banerjee has re-classified de-oiled cakes and oil meals from Class 110 to Class 120, effective December 27, which

will entail a freight rate increase between 11

Devjyot Ghoshal & Ishita Ayan Dutt / Kolkata December 13, 2010, 0:39 IST

The country

More than 80% of international trade in goods is carried by sea, and an even higher percentage of developing-country trade is carried in ships. The Review of Maritime Transport, an annual publication prepared by the Division on Technology and Logistics - UNCTAD secretariat, is an important source of information on this vital sector.

A GEF-STAP (Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel) Advisory Document entitled 'Advancing Sustainable Low-Carbon Transport Through the GEF' has been published.

C Shivakumar | ENS

OVER 100 acres of agricultural lands would be lost if the government goes ahead with its plan to build a new truck terminal on 120 acres of land in Karunakaracheri and Annambedu villages along the proposed Outer Ring Road, according to official sources.

CMDA area development unit head and senior planner Rajendran told Express that more that 100 acres of wetlands would be

Transport is the sector with the highest final energy consumption and, without any significant policy changes, is forecast to remain so. In 2008, the IEA published 25 energy efficiency recommendations, among which four are for the transport sector.

This report explores the current methods used to generate air emissions information from all freight transportation activities and their suitability for purposes such as health and climate risk assessments, prioritization of emission reduction activities, and public education.

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