Economic benefits, social advantages, and emission reductions: Bus fleet upgrade by Murmanskavtotrans.
This brochure is prepared for the Arctic Council with the aim to share best practices and experiences in reducing black carbon emissions from diesel sources in the Russian Arctic. It has been prepared by Murmansk State Technical University in cooperation with Battelle Memorial Institute and WWF Russia. The authors are grateful for research support provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. We thank the members of the Project’s Technical Steering Group and the Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) Short Lived Climate Forcers and Contaminants (SLCFC) Expert Group for their helpful comments and suggestions. The report does not necessarily reflect the views of individual Arctic Council countries or the Arctic Council itself. Opinions presented by the authors do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the organizations involved in the project. The views and opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors alone.