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Transportation efficiency 2013

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Jun 1, 2012 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT - Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT - Jul 21, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jul 21, 2013 03:00 EDT - Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Sep 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
How can CO2 emissions from the world's transportation be reduced?

The IPCC estimates that transportation will account for 19 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030. This contest seeks proposals on how emissions from transportation can be reduced, with a focus on increased transportation efficiency. See more...

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41 Proposals
Sep 6, 2013
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Our belief is that LXR has the potential to reduce carbon emissions worldwide more effectively than any other solution currently available.
Sep 6, 2013
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Transportation transports economy
Sep 6, 2013
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Our sail transport cooperative is riding the wave of peer-based sharing and relocalizing the economy to bring carbon-neutral transport.
Sep 6, 2013
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Its been said, "You can do a smart thing stupidly." Its time we started being smart about biofuels, transportation and agriculture.
Sep 6, 2013
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Solar powered elevated roadway for enabled electric cars.
Sep 6, 2013
Anyone
This idea suggests to remove all existing household infrastructures with a completely new fully automated transport based delivery system
Sep 6, 2013
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Cars need to be replaced with buses, LRTs, trains and any other public ways of transportation.
Sep 6, 2013
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Offering big fuel companies the opportunity to generate even more profit while helping to clean up climate change could mean business.
Sep 6, 2013
Anyone
A concept transport system aims to push the 10^3 to 10^4 mpg efficiency envelope, and promises the creation of an entire new industry.
Sep 6, 2013
Anyone
Smart actions for green transportation
Sep 6, 2013
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http://www.prtproject.com/index.html
Sep 6, 2013
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The USA will benefit greatly from high-speed rail network linking its major urban areas, reducing carbon emissions and improving efficiency.
Sep 1, 2013
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Closing the Green Loop: Climate-Friendly Cities
Sep 6, 2013
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Gasoline engines can more efficiently create electricity and thus power electric motors which can more efficiently propel vehicles.
Sep 6, 2013
Anyone
Driverless vehicles reduce emissions, eliminate congestion, accidents, and food deserts by enabling vehicle and parking sharing.
Sep 6, 2013
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By using piezoelectricity to harness the mechanical energy that cars put on the road, we could produce energy as a byproduct of travel.
Sep 6, 2013
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and when computers were first invented they were huge someone thought to minimize them now we have microchips why not mini wind turbines
Sep 6, 2013
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Cartential is a cooling system additive that reduces fuel consumption and harmful exhaust emissions in petrol and diesel combustion engines
Sep 6, 2013
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CoLab policy: "All materials ... will be made available to third parties under the Creative Commons ... License" Is a deal breaker.
Sep 6, 2013
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‘With green technology we create environment visionary people’ SMARTEX ITB Indonesia, keep fostering nature towards better future
Sep 6, 2013
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Cheap hubcap w/ integrated centrifugal pump, pressure canister, mechanically adjustable valve assembly that automatically inflates the tire.
Jan 21, 2014
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With this mobile app, users go about their daily lives and automatic suggestions are made to get from A to B safely, easily, and efficiently
Sep 6, 2013
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We propose establishing and enforcing speed limits for commercial shipping in order to reduce fuel consumption and consequent CO2 generation
Sep 6, 2013
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Turn the freeways into urban powerplants! With solar-technology and a narrative design, the freeways re-emerge as contemporary structures.
Jan 21, 2014
Anyone
A simple open source framework for car pools within companies reduces traffic in daily commute
Sep 6, 2013
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Aerodynamic Cd of .07 with frontal area of 14 square feet per four passenger car enables sunshine alone to power transportation on guideway.
Sep 6, 2013
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Team WIKISPEED proposes mitigation of transportation GHG production through near term production of affordable cars getting 100 mpg.
Sep 6, 2013
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Ideas from the MIT Sustainability Workshop with Continuum Innovation
Sep 6, 2013
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Intellectual Property Stocks Trade System aimed to solve climate change problems could develop new economic, finance trends saving nature.
Sep 1, 2013
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Traffic cannot be predicted. Let traffic lights adapt themselves by reacting to their current local demand.
Sep 6, 2013
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The goal is to filter polluted air from factories& roadways. Plants would be in enclosures filtering air (see photo).
Sep 6, 2013
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The people have over looked an alternative energy system. Our system is a pneumatic / electric generator , fuel less with zero Co2 emission
Sep 6, 2013
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De-icing system on the body section around the vehicle tires to improve safety and efficiency of driving in freezing winters.
Sep 6, 2013
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Develop and implement a system for small article transport as a utility service instead of driving to get groceries, deliver mail, etc.
Sep 6, 2013
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livery and taxi companies that take advantage of producing their own ethanol fuel from byproducts.
Sep 6, 2013
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Sep 6, 2013
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Hydrogen fuelled vehicles (& Ark type vessels), all propelled via our own 'plant' from the methane we produce ourselves - with PV roof
Sep 6, 2013
Anyone
Electric transit and carbon-neutral gasoline
Sep 6, 2013
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Using new mobility data, we can know how people move and consume energy, a major cause of climate change. A revolution in urban planning.
Sep 6, 2013
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"The Intertubes": a packet-switched underground goods-delivery network with utility infrastructure expansion
Sep 6, 2013
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Algae oxygenated our atmosphere, algae can prevent Clathrate Gun extinction while mining boi-fuel stocks for storage in salt domes.