Dissemination: Can natural gas reduce emissions in the transport sector? – Heavy Goods Vehicles and Shipping

On January 2019, the fourth SGI White Paper was published, entitled ‘Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? Heavy goods vehicles and shipping.

Please cite the paper as:

Speirs J., Balcombe P., Blomerus P., Stettler M., Brandon N., and Hawkes A. Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? Heavy goods vehicles and shipping; Sustainable
Gas Institute, Imperial College London. January 2019

Please find below links to subsequent press releases, articles, and presentations.

Dr Jamie Speirs is the first author of the paper.

 


Briefing note

A two page summary of the full report is available to download ‘White Paper 4: Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport?’


Slides

Download the slides for the launch event.


 Launch event

The evening commenced with a welcome by the Institute’s Director, Professor Nigel Brandon followed by a 30-minute overview of the report from the lead author, Dr. Jamie Speirs.

The panel members include:-

  • Adam Morton, Rolls-Royce’s Head of Environmental Technology
  • Dr Tristan Smith, Reader in Energy and Transport at University College London
  • Brian Robinson, Commercial Vehicle Emissions Consultant, Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

For more information, see the Imperial College event page.


Photos

Please find photos from the launch event on Flickr.

Can Natural Gas reduce emissions from transport? - White Paper


Press

28/01 – Emissions targets for transport sector can’t be met using natural gas alone  – Imperial College

28/01 – Emissions targets for transport sector can’t be met using natural gas alone – Phys.org

28/01 – New research questions freight and shipping’s transition into natural gas  – Air Quality News

29/01 – Study: LNG May Offer 10 Percent Cut in GHG Emissions  – The Maritime Executive

29/01 – Gas is not enough for green transport: report – Natural Gas World

29/01 – Report: Natural Gas Not Enough to Reach Emissions Goals  – Port Technology

29/01 – Imperial College London white paper sees LNG as an interim fuel – Splash247.com

30/01 – Emissions targets for transport sector can’t be met using natural gas alone – Hellenic Shipping News

30/01 – Europe: New study finds natural gas can cut ships’ greenhouse gas emissions by at least 10% – BunkerSpot

05/01 – ‘Blistering barnacles’ and shipping’s big gas question – Euroactiv

07/01 – Can natural gas reduce emissions from transport? [GGP] – Natural Gas World


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