Chart of the Day: Forecast Greenhouse Emissions by Mode

Via Todd Graham on Twitter, here’s a chart that shows traffic projections that I can get behind: future emissions by mode in Minnesota, given some assumptions about traffic and fuel.

Here are the projected changes:

forecast emissions by mode

For anyone serious about climate change, thinking about mode share and transportation patterns is crucial to actually slowing our emissions growth.

It’s from a report at enviornmental-initiative.org, where they suggest policies like carbon taxes and pay-as-you-drive insurance as potential solutions

 


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One Response to Chart of the Day: Forecast Greenhouse Emissions by Mode

  1. Ken Avidor
    Ken Avidor April 10, 2015 at 2:21 pm #

    Where are the bike and pedestrian emissions?