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  • 9-October-2009

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    The Scope for CO2-based Differentiation in Motor Vehicle Taxes

    This paper provides a survey of taxes on motor vehicles currently applied in OECD member-countries and the extent to which these taxes are structured to provide incentives for the purchase and use of vehicles that are thought likely to yield a lower level of CO2 emissions.

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  • 4-September-2009

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    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    This paper compares CO2-related tax rate differentiation in motor vehicle taxes in OECD member countries, drawing on information available in the OECD/EEA database on instruments used for environmental policy.

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  • 3-September-2009

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    Incentives for CO2 Emission Reductions in Current Motor Vehicle Taxes

    The present paper compares the use of CO2 or energy efficiency tax rate differentiation in OECD countries at present.

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  • 23-June-2009

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    Korean Prime Minister urges governments to work together for green growth

    Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo urged governments around the world to work together for a new “green growth” paradigm based on low-carbon economic development in his keynote speech at the OECD Forum on 23 June 2009.

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  • 11-February-2009

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    Mitigating the risk of climate change by reducing travel by light duty vehicles

    This paper was originally written by W. Hook, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 6-February-2009

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    Mind-forg’d Manacles – The Constraints to Optimising Urban Transport Policy - Free document

    This paper was originally written by Rana Roy as a contribution to the OECD/ITF Global Forum on Transport and Environment in a Globalising World that was held 10-12 November 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • 24-September-2008

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    OECD/ITF Global Forum on Sustainable Development: Transport and Environment in a Globalising World, 10-12 November 2008 - Guadalajara, Mexico

    This Forum jointly organised by the OECD/ITF and the Mexican Ministry for Environment will consider major transport trends – both in large urban areas and those raised by a globalizing economy – with a special focus on developments in Latin America.

  • 13-March-2008

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    Environmentally Harmful Subsidies in the Transport Sector

    This report discusses environmentally harmful subsidies in the transport sector, with the aim of helping policy-makers better understand the broad literature available on this issue.

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  • 16-November-2006

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    Decoupling the Environmental Impacts of Transport from Economic Growth

    Transport activity continues to cause large adverse impacts on the environment, human health and the economy. But is a negative impact of transport on the environment a necessary consequence of economic growth?

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  • 9-October-2004

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    Issues Paper - Soft MEasures and Transport Behaviour

    This paper's focus is on the use of soft measures to change transport behaviour towards Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST).

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