Solutions for Sustainable Transportation
International Congress on Sustainability Science Engineering ICOSSE
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
This session will examine alternatives to petroleum as a transportation fuel. The transportation sector of the economy is dominated by liquid fuels of petroleum origin. The concerns for the emission of global warming fossil carbon to the atmosphere together with rapid price increase of petroleum have created an unprecedented opportunity for developing and commercializing non-fossil fuel-dependent transportation. As a result, the environmental, economic, and societal impacts of these alternatives have become a focus for scrutiny.