Greenhouse gas emissions from intra-national freight transport: Measurement and scenarios for greater sustainability in Spain

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dc.contributor.author Llano, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Pérez-Balsalobre, Santiago
dc.contributor.author Pérez-García, Julian
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Análisis Económico, Teoría Económica e Historia Económica es_ES
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Economía Aplicada es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-30T11:38:37Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-30T11:38:37Z
dc.date.issued 2018-07-13
dc.identifier.citation Sustainability 10 (2018): 2467 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1424-8220 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/687653
dc.description.abstract Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is a topic of major concern worldwide. Following previous articles which provide a methodology for estimating GHG emissions associated with international trade by transport mode at the world level, in this paper, we estimate an equivalent database of GHG emissions for inter-regional trade flows within a country (Spain). To this end, we built a new database of GHG emissions for origin-destination flows between Spanish provinces during 1995-2015. For each year, we combine industry-specific flows by four transport modes (road, train, ship and aircraft) with the corresponding GHG emissions factor for each mode in tons*km, drawn from the specialized literature. With this dataset of GHG emissions, we generate and analyze the temporal, sectoral and spatial pattern of Spanish inter-regional GHG flows. We then forecast emissions for 2016-2030 and consider how transport mode shifts might produce a more sustainable freight system within the country through the substitution of environmentally friendly alternatives (railway) for specific origin-destination-product flows in high-polluting modes (road). en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This paper was developed in the context of two research projects: (i) the C-intereg Project (www.c-intereg.es); (ii) The ECO2016-79650-P project from the Spanish Ministry of Economics and Innovation en_US
dc.format.extent 33 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher MDPI es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof Sustainability en_US
dc.rights © 2018 by the authors. en_US
dc.subject.other Greenhouse gas emissions en_US
dc.subject.other Interregional trade by transport mode en_US
dc.subject.other Modal shift en_US
dc.subject.other National freight transport emissions en_US
dc.title Greenhouse gas emissions from intra-national freight transport: Measurement and scenarios for greater sustainability in Spain en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Economía es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.3390/su10072467 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/su10072467 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 2467-1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 2467-33 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 10 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ECO2016-79650-P es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
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