Guidelines for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Asian Development Bank Projects: Additional Guidance for Transport Projects

Institutional Document | December 2016

Transport contributes almost a quarter of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, mostly coming from developed countries. However, vehicle emissions in developing countries are also growing due to rapid motorization.

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This publication provides ADB transport sector staff, consultants, and other interested readers with an understanding of key concepts and principles in measuring climate change impacts of transport projects. Guidelines herein focus on greenhouse gas emissions as part of climate change mitigation and include a practical set of methods in measuring emissions of different transport subsectors.


  • List of Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Background, Purpose, and Scope
  • Principles
  • Guidance for Main Subsectors
  • Annexes

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Sustainable transport and urban development
  • Transport
  • TIM168537-2
  • 978-92-9257-703-2 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-704-9 (e-ISBN)

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