A National Forecasting Model System for the Evaluation of the Impacts of Alternative Policy Measures on Transport and the Environment

  • Farideh Ramjerdi
  • Lars Rand
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Norway’s contribution to global emissions of greenhouse gases is estimated to be around 0.2% (Report from the Norwegian Interministerial Climate Group, 1992). Emissions per capita in Norway are on average about the same as in Sweden and Western Europe but are two to three times greater than the world average. In 1988 emissions of greenhouse gases in Norway amounted to about 62.5 million metric tons of CO2-equivalents. CO2 emissions are responsible for 55% of total emissions. About 70% of the total emissions of greenhouse gases are due to the production and use of fossil fuels (State Pollution Control Authority, 1991).


Transport Sector Reference Scenario Large Urban Area Passenger Transport Licence Holding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farideh Ramjerdi
    • 1
  • Lars Rand
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Transport EconomicsThe Norwegian Centre for Transport ResearchOsloNorway

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