What is it about?
Greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions from the logistics sector were investigated using Hong Kong as an example. The data including cargo freight between Hong Kong and other places by different transport modes (i.e. aircraft, container ships, trucks, and trains) for the period of 2007–2012 were collected and GHG emissions were estimated.
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Why is it important?
International transport is crucial to the development of world trade and the logistics sector contributes to a country’s gross domestic product. This paper is one of the first papers investigating GHG emissions from the logistics sector in one of the world's trading hubs.
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This page is a summary of: Greenhouse gases emissions from the logistics sector: the case of Hong Kong, China, Journal of Cleaner Production, September 2015, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.10.062.
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