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      Efficiency in Motion: The Potential of the Newly Launched Bus System in Riyadh
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Efficiency in Motion: The Potential of the Newly Launched Bus System in Riyadh

      Lama Yaseen, Nourah Al Hosain

      Public transportation is an essential component of a functional, well-planned transportation system. It provides a cost-effective, convenient mode of commuting within a city, especially in densely populated cities such as Riyadh. Riyadh, which has the highest level of traffic congestion…

      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      10 March 2024
      Urban Transportation Challenges in Saudi Arabia: Micromobility as a Solution to First and Last Mile
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Urban Transportation Challenges in Saudi Arabia: Micromobility as a Solution to First and Last Mile

      Lama Yaseen, Nourah Al Hosain, Ibrahem Shatnawi

      The transportation sector plays a significant role in global carbon emissions and environmental challenges. On a worldwide scale, the aggregate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributed to transportation amount to approximately 14.3% of total emissions. Notably, road transport emissions made a…

      Lama Yaseen Yaseen, Lama
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      Ibrahem Shatnawi Ibrahem Shatnawi
      24 December 2023
      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and Preliminary Analysis
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and Preliminary Analysis

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Alma Alhussaini, Nourah Al Hosain, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Anvita Arora

      Saudi Arabia intends to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 278 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent annually by 2030, according to its Nationally Determined Contribution to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Among many policies it…

      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      Ahm Mehbub Anwar Anwar, Ahm Mehbub
      Alma Alhussaini Alma Alhussaini
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      Anvita Arora Arora, Anvita
      13 June 2023
      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and a Preliminary Analysis

      Urban Transport Energy Demand Model for Riyadh: Methodology and a Preliminary Analysis

      Taylor & Francis

      Saudi Arabia intends to reduce GHG emissions by 278 million tons of CO2eq annually by 2030 through Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to UNFCCC. Among many policies, mass transit system and transit-oriented development are being developed with the expectation to reduce…

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Ahm Mehbub Anwar, Alma Alhussaini, Nourah Al Hosain, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Anvita Arora

      2022
      The Impact of Restricted Mobility Due to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

      The Impact of Restricted Mobility Due to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

      Alma Alhussaini, Nourah Al Hosain

      Seven months since the first COVID-19 case was identified in Wuhan, China, the contagious and vastly transmissive virus has continued to spread and grow into a global pandemic affecting more than 20 million people. When the World Health Organization (WHO)…

      Alma Alhussaini Alma Alhussaini
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      23 August 2020
      The Relentless Politics of Climate Change: The Paris Agreement
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      The Relentless Politics of Climate Change: The Paris Agreement

      Saleh Al Muhanna, AlJawhara Al Quayid, Nourah Al Hosain

      The Paris Agreement entered into force in November 2016 and, to date, 187 parties have ratified it (UFCCC). The Agreement’s goal is to limit the increase in global temperature to 2 degrees Celsius (°C) above] pre-industrial levels. The Agreement established…

      Saleh Al Muhanna Al Muhanna, Saleh
      AlJawhara Al Quayid Al Quayid, AlJawhara
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      19 March 2020
      Behavioral Analysis on Developing a GCC Power Market
      Regional Energy Markets

      Behavioral Analysis on Developing a GCC Power Market

      Nourah Al Hosain

      In 2011, the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) completed the construction of a regional power grid connecting the Gulf states. Its main purpose was to provide backup in case of power emergencies. The grid also increases the likelihood of…

      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      29 September 2019
      Political Feasibility of Enhancing India’s Midcentury Target for Emissions Intensity

      Political Feasibility of Enhancing India’s Midcentury Target for Emissions Intensity

      AlJawhara Al Quayid, Nourah Al Hosain, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Paul Mollet

      India’s greenhouse gas emissions have grown along with its rapid economic growth, making it the world’s third-largest emitter after China and the United States. Under the Paris Agreement, India has committed to reduce its emissions intensity relative to its GDP…

      AlJawhara Al Quayid Al Quayid, AlJawhara
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      Paul Mollet Mollet, Paul
      18 September 2019
      India’s Balancing Act to Address Climate Change Under the Paris Agreement
      Climate Change Policies and Governance Models, Data and Tools

      India’s Balancing Act to Address Climate Change Under the Paris Agreement

      Yagyavalk Bhatt, AlJawhara Al Quayid, Nourah Al Hosain, Paul Mollet

      As an emerging economy, a major part of India’s nationally determined contribution (NDC) under the Paris  Agreement is an emissions intensity target. With its current policies, India is on track to achieve its climate targets under the Agreement. However, the…

      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      AlJawhara Al Quayid Al Quayid, AlJawhara
      Nourah Al Hosain Al Hosain, Nourah
      Paul Mollet Mollet, Paul