Energy Efficiency and CO2 Emissions of the Transportation System of Kazakhstan: A Case of Almaty

  • Yessekina, Aiman (Regulation of National Emissions Trading System Department, Joint Stock Company "Zhasyldamu") ;
  • Urpekova, Amina (Scientific Research and Education Center "Green Academy")
  • Received : 2015.05.08
  • Accepted : 2015.08.10
  • Published : 2015.08.30


Energy saving in the transport sector in the framework of the annual growth of energy consumption, the degree of negative impact on the environment and the amount of harmful emissions are becoming increasingly important. The article considers the world tendencies of energy consumption in transportation sector and emphasizes its dependency from oil. Also article describes the dynamics of energy use and CO2 emissions from transport of city Almaty. In conclusion authors identify a number of problems in the transport sector, which hinder the implementation of energy efficiency measures and measures to reduce CO2 emissions.


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