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Green Logistics by Michael Browne, Anthony Whiteing, Sharon Cullinane, Alan McKinnon

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Assessing the environmental impacts of freight transport

Sharon Cullinane and Julia Edwards

INTRODUCTION

Logistics is responsible for a variety of externalities, including air pollution, noise, accidents, vibration, land-take and visual intrusion. This chapter examines these various externalities and discusses how their impact can be assessed. As climate change is now considered to be the most serious environmental challenge facing mankind, the main focus will be on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from freight transport.

In measuring the environmental effects of logistics it is important to distinguish first-order and second-order impacts. ...

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