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Could green taxation measures help incentivise future Chinese car drivers to purchase low emission vehicles? (2014)
Journal Article
Carreno, M., Ge, Y., & Borthwick, S. (2014). Could green taxation measures help incentivise future Chinese car drivers to purchase low emission vehicles?. Transport, 29, https://doi.org/10.3846/16484142.2014.913261

The paper begins with a brief review of evidence related to the different types of ‘green’ taxation measures that have been introduced by governments worldwide as a means to lessen the environmental consequences of private car ownership by incentivis... Read More about Could green taxation measures help incentivise future Chinese car drivers to purchase low emission vehicles?.

Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures. (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Borthwick, S., & Carreno, M. (2012, January). Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures. Paper presented at International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies

This paper begins by providing a brief review of the different types of ‘green’ policy taxation measures introduced by various governments to incentivise the purchase of lower emission vehicles (LEVs). A discussion of current understanding of indi... Read More about Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures..

‘Green’ fiscal measures for lessening the environmental impact of private vehicle ownership – a review. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Borthwick, S., & Carreno, M. (2011). ‘Green’ fiscal measures for lessening the environmental impact of private vehicle ownership – a review. In D. Cygas, & K. Froehner (Eds.), The 8th International Conference on Environmental Engineering (8th ICEE) – Selected Papers (860-867)

Given the increasing concerns surrounding climate change, the paper focuses upon the transport sector and the use of taxation policy to help curb rising amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Through various environmental reforms, Governments can... Read More about ‘Green’ fiscal measures for lessening the environmental impact of private vehicle ownership – a review..

The potential for ‘Green’ fiscal measures to lessen the environmental impact of private car use in Scotland. (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Borthwick, S. (2010, May). The potential for ‘Green’ fiscal measures to lessen the environmental impact of private car use in Scotland. Paper presented at FECCI Postgraduate Research Conference

The system of vehicle taxation has been identified as a crucial element in the transport policy agenda, particularly in facilitating the transition towards lower emission vehicles. The research seeks to add insight into the psychology behind the purc... Read More about The potential for ‘Green’ fiscal measures to lessen the environmental impact of private car use in Scotland..