Second International Conference on Advances In Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- ACSEE 2014
Author(s) : CARLOS EDUARDO SANCHES DE ANDRADE, ILTON CURTY LEAL JUNIOR, MARCIO DE ALMEIDA D’AGOSTO, VANESSA DE A. GUIMARAES
Carbon dioxide emission increase can provoke huge environmental damages to the world. Transport sector is responsible for a significant percentage of global emission caused, basically, for fossil fuels consumption and electric energy generation. Thus, this paper aims to present the net avoided emissions concept applied to subway systems operation, analyzing the results which were found in Brazil particularly in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo Subways systems.