Breathing Clean. Considering the Switch to Natural Gas Buses
AbstractIn response to emerging epidemiological evidence of the toxicity of diesel vehicular emissions, there is growing interest in substituting conventional diese with much cleaner natural gas in cities where ambient concentrations of particulate matter are markedly higher than what is internationally considered acceptable. This paper compares the performance of natural gas and conventional diesel buses, and outlines the barriers to the adoption of natural gas buses in developing countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 516.
Length: 50 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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