Policy     Economics     Technologies

CO2 cuts resulting from implementation of Amsterdam's air quality plan

Amsterdam has set itself the objective of reducing the city’s CO2 emissions by 40% relative to 1990 in the year 2025. In addition, the city has drawn up a list of fifty measures that are to be implemented so air quality standards can be met. The Amsterdam municipal authority has asked CE Delft to perform a ‘quick scan’ of the CO2 savings likely to result from implementing the air quality plan. A second question as to the impact of the generic national and international policies currently under development on the CO2 emissions of the transport sector was also answered.
 
To this end a shortlist of measures from the air quality plan was drawn up, using the following criteria to exclude certain measures:
  • No inclusion of measures addressing local air pollution hotspots
  • No inclusion of recently announced studies

For the generic measures it was next investigated whether these impinge on the following criteria for CO2 emissions reduction:

  • Volume reduction
  • Reduced fuel consumption
  • Use of biofuels

Authors CE

Eelco den Boer

Delft, October 2008

Report

This report is only available in Dutch.

Tweets by @cedelft

Waarom kiezen voor de planeconomie? Column Frans Rooijers over Klimaat- en Energieakkoord #energieakkoord op Energi… https://t.co/S4PPQTlB8z
13-12-2017 09:55

Article - Evaluating the environmental impact of debit card payments https://t.co/IfnNwC3p0b
07-12-2017 16:23

Rapport Net voor de Toekomst - scenario's voor investeringskeuzes van netbeheerders in infrastructuren https://t.co/W4mUsLCuZ0
07-12-2017 16:04

Gezamenlijke visie om Omgevingswet, regionale energiestrategie en warmtetransitieplan lokaal gelijk te gebruiken… https://t.co/YwHhzl338d
06-12-2017 16:30

Position paper @CEDelft t.b.v. hoorzitting/rondetafelgesprek Kunststofketen en zwerfafval Tweede Kamer d.d. 30 nove… https://t.co/fLEooSyZL6
30-11-2017 12:32