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'60-20 emission'-The unequal distribution of greenhouse gas emissions from personal, non-business travel in the UK

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Relatively little is known about the composition of greenhouse gas emissions from personal, non-business travel at the disaggregate levels. This paper aims to give insights into the distribution of emissions amongst the UK population. When including non-carbon climate effects air travel dominates overall greenhouse gas emissions. There is a huge range in emissions, with the highest 20% of emitters producing 61% of emissions. This '60-20 emission' rule is surprisingly similar across units and ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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TRANSPORT POLICY More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
9-19
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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ISSN:
0967-070X
Language:
English
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pubs:297015
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uuid:faceae59-d428-489b-bce0-29249770feba
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pubs:297015
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297015
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2014-02-27

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