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Advice Provision for Energy Saving in Automobile Climate-Control System

Amos Azaria, Ariel Rosenfeld, Sarit Kraus, Claudia V. Goldman, Omer Tsimhoni
2015 The AI Magazine  
In this article we consider a method for an automated agent to provide advice to drivers which will motivate them to reduce the energy consumption of their climate control unit.  ...  Reducing energy consumption of climate control systems is important in order to reduce human environmental footprint.  ...  Acknowlegments We would like to thank Amihai Gottlieb, Jonathan Azaria, and Shira Abuhatzera for their help in this research. Notes  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v36i3.2603 fatcat:ahwb5pzv2zdwpoeoccbgzjlp2a

Solvable Air Pollution Challenges: R&D on Improved Systems

Rahil K. Sukhadia
2019 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
In addition, various pollution prevention and control programs are being implemented.  ...  Extract three lessons for effective regulatory reform: (i) ensure that regulatory data is reliable and unbiased, (ii) establish regulations that are economically efficient and provide incentives in the  ...  The rising levels of greenhouse gases are responsible for the rapid changes in the climate system. B.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2019.3411 fatcat:ww47b72fqzbs7f2n3wpdjycuqe

The Politics of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction: The Role of Pluralism in Shaping the Climate Change Technology Initiative

Dylan Golden
1999 UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy  
Westin, supra note 22, at 347. have generated over $11 billion in total consumer and business energy savings to date. 8 3 The market for pollution control technology is an input into the price of the good  ...  equipment in exchange for an increase in their allowance of carbon emissions in an amount equal to the amount they save. 0 5 The outcome of this system would depend on the initial allocations of carbon  ...  The automobile industry in particular received substantial money and resources through direct expenditures.  ... 
doi:10.5070/l5172018949 fatcat:ff3nsuotu5gm3asu4bopblafvi

China's Energy and Environmental Problems and Policies

Gregory C. Chow
2008 Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics  
This paper describes China's energy and environmental degradation problems in terms of air pollution, water pollution, CO 2 emission and shortage of energy.  ...  It discusses the laws, agencies established and policies introduced to solve the energy-environment problems as well as the practical difficulties in the implementation of government environmental policies  ...  Chow Econometric Research Program and the Center for Economic Policy Studies of Princeton University in the preparation of this paper and the congenial atmosphere of the Department of Economics and Finance  ... 
doi:10.1080/16081625.2008.9720809 fatcat:it7evytxjvcvpoljbbzrcnfzdi

China's Energy and Environmental Problems and Policies [chapter]

2015 Economic Analysis of Environmental Problems  
This paper describes China's energy and environmental degradation problems in terms of air pollution, water pollution, CO 2 emission and shortage of energy.  ...  It discusses the laws, agencies established and policies introduced to solve the energy-environment problems as well as the practical difficulties in the implementation of government environmental policies  ...  Chow Econometric Research Program and the Center for Economic Policy Studies of Princeton University in the preparation of this paper and the congenial atmosphere of the Department of Economics and Finance  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814390408_0002 fatcat:dh67p5cfk5hbbhy2iazg66y7aa

The Effectiveness of Energy Feedback for Conservation and Peak Demand: A Literature Review

Desley Vine, Laurie Buys, Peter Morris
2013 Open Journal of Energy Efficiency  
Researchers studying the effects of feedback on everyday energy use have observed substantial variation in effect size, both within and between studies.  ...  In general, the literature finds that feedback can reduce electricity consumption in homes by 5 to 20 per cent, but that significant gaps remain in our knowledge of the effectiveness and cost benefit of  ...  portion of automobile sales.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojee.2013.21002 fatcat:p7hm5p2uyvahneczmow5bctjaa

Considering WTO law in the design of climate change regimes beyond Kyoto

Sanford E Gaines
2009 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
The only way to save such a trade provision from violation of trade law would be through the exception offered for many environmental measures under GATT Article XX.  ...  Subsidies for renewable or alternative energy products and systems have also proliferated in recent years as governments seek to build their non-carbon energy portfolios as quickly as possible.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/8/1/012002 fatcat:v7qhxeduhjdirbkxi4y4srja3u

Heron Deliverable 1.1 - Landscape Of Energy Efficiency Policy Packages In A Multi-­Level Government System

Johan Couder, Edoardo Croci, Jonas Fischer, Anna Flessa, Denis Grasso, Matt Gregg, Rajat Gupta, Dejan Ivezić, Mari Jόssi, Tiit Kallaste, Jan Kaselofsky, Kerli Kirsimaa (+13 others)
2015 Zenodo  
This report aims to present the overview of the energy efficiency policy packages for the buildings (residential and tertiary) and the transport sectors supported by multi-level governance framework in  ...  The content of this document reflects only the authors' views and the EASME is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.  ...  energy saving achieved by applying periodic control of boilers and other combustion plants, better regulation of the combustion pro-cess, and control of heating and air conditioning systems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1251997 fatcat:noswc5vogfhszhgnnzhoeenzgy

Heron Deliverable 1.2 - Status - Quo Analysis Of Energy Efficiency Policies In 8 Eu Countries

Thomas Adisorn, Johan Couder, Edoardo Croci, Jonas Fischer, Anna Flessa, Denis Grasso, Matt Gregg, Rajat Gupta, Hanna Hόging, Dejan Ivezić, Mari Jόssi, Tiit Kallaste (+16 others)
2015 Zenodo  
In Comparison to Deliverable 1.1.where policy packages are in the focus analysis, this report present single energy efficiency policy instruments in seven EU and one candidate Member States.  ...  For the buildings sector as well for the transport sector most important instruments are described briefly.  ...  for!any!use!that!may!be!made! of!the!information!it!contains.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1252152 fatcat:4gp5bsl3frdozhq5573xg6iizy

China's Environmental Policy: A Critical Survey [chapter]

2011 China as a Leader of the World Economy  
in the future and some recent successes in the development of alternative energy and in controlling pollution.  ...  It also includes two proposals for improving the regulation of industrial pollution in China and for controlling carbon emission in the world.  ...  The first kind is command and control. For example the US government has specified Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFÉ) standards for automobiles sold in 1978 and 2007.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814368810_0027 fatcat:abdlyi2oizeypc4hcjjorzam5i

Opportunities to change development pathways toward lower greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency

Jayant Sathaye, Franck Lecocq, Eric Masanet, Adil Najam, Roberto Schaeffer, Rob Swart, Harald Winkler
2009 Energy Efficiency  
The potential for action on nonclimate policies that influence energy use and emissions are presented. Examples are drawn from policies already adopted and implemented in the energy sector.  ...  The potential for action on nonclimate policies that influence energy use and emissions are presented. Examples are drawn from policies already adopted and implemented in the energy sector.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) through the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12053-009-9044-z fatcat:7erea2ch35hxxmwjdf5qf34ifa

Triggering the development of electric mobility: a review of public policies

Fabien Leurent, Elisabeth Windisch
2011 European Transport Research Review  
For the time being, however, the complexity of the electromobility system impedes a valid conclusion on the effectiveness of measures put in place.  ...  The conditions for availability and attractiveness of an electric mobility system to potential users are discussed, notably so with respect to the deployment of the recharging infrastructure and its adequacy  ...  -The Manufacturing Recovery Provisions Tax Credit -a 30% tax credit for investment in advanced energy property manufacturing facilities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12544-011-0064-3 fatcat:vxblikfpbnbflffgtzgpqa5ojm

Greenhouses for Food Production and the Environment

Abdeen Mustafa Omer
2016 Global Journal of Technology and Optimization  
Measures, which would help to save energy in greenhouses, are also presented.  ...  This chapter describes various designs of low energy greenhouses. It also, outlines the effect of dense urban building nature on energy consumption, and its contribution to climate change.  ...  Yet, due to lack of good information and advice on energy saving, along with the capital to finance energy efficiency improvements, this huge potential for reducing energy demand is not being realized.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2229-8711.1000190 fatcat:u2t7t4nw6jaxhd55jcmjdhbyuu

Liberalisation of Environmental Goods & Services and Climate Change

Patricia Iturregui, Michael Dutschke
2005 Social Science Research Network  
However, the size of the environmental market is not little and a pragmatic approach for negotiations can be to reduce the issue by parts in problem areas being one of them air pollution and climate.  ...  In order to succeed in the task some conditions must be achieved, namely balancing interests from OECD and non OECD countries, identification of a list of key goods and services, tackling barriers to trade  ...  The significant enhancement of renewable energies in developing countries could be the most important source for its own GHG emissions control in the future.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.872504 fatcat:mb4x75eqvvdqddn2epx65iibxe

Development of Sustainable Energy Research and Applications [chapter]

Abdeen Omer
2010 Clean Energy Systems and Experiences  
The renewable energy resources are particularly suited for the provision of rural power supplies and a major advantage is that equipment such as flat plate solar driers, wind machines, etc., can be constructed  ...  People relay upon oil for primary energy and this for a few more decades. Other orthodox sources may be more enduring, but are not without serious disadvantages.  ...  It includes the renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency systems, energy conservation scenarios, energy savings in greenhouses environment and other mitigation measures necessary to reduce climate  ... 
doi:10.5772/9961 fatcat:iy3bqcpoo5fxthmbpmm5prg5dq
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