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Update: Accounting for well-to-wake carbon dioxide equivalent emissions in maritime transportation climate policies


Publication Year: 2021

Author(s): Comer B, Osipova L

Abstract:

This briefing paper outlines a methodology for calculating well-to-wake CO2-equivalent emissions from four fossil marine fuels: heavy fuel oil, very low sulfur fuel oil, marine gas oil, and liquefied natural gas.  This briefing in an update to a previous version in order to incorporate well-to-tank black carbon emission factors and new global warming potentials from the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report.

Publisher/Organisation: International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

Rights: International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

URL:
https://theicct.org/publications/update-well-to-wake-co2-aug21

Theme: Sustainable transportation | Subtheme: Environment Impact

Tags: Carbon emission, CO2 emission, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), Fuel consumption, Fuel efficiency

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