Essays about: "Environmental Kuznets Curve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Environmental Kuznets Curve.

  1. 1. The effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Jacqueline Karlsson; Klara Paulsson; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Trade openness; C02 emissions; panel data; fixed effects; EKC; Pollution Haven; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : During the last decades, both trade and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have increased greatly. The plausible correlation between them is, therefore, an important question. The purpose of this thesis was to analyse the effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions. Using a panel data regression, 161 countries were compared over a ten year period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paris and the voluntary reduction of emissions - A study on Grandfathering and the Environmental Kuznets Curve

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Isak Boukachabia; Stina Magnusson; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : NDCs; Paris Agreement; Grandfathering; Environmental Kuznets Curve EKC ;

    Abstract : After the global climate meeting in Paris 2015, which resulted in the Paris Agreement, a common goal was set to keep the global temperature from rising over 2 ºC and preferably under 1.5 ºC. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technological innovation and the environment: an analysis based on patent counts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gabriele Bindi; [2019]
    Keywords : Emissions; Technology; Patents; Environmental Kuznets Curve; OLS Fixed Effects; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The increasing concern on the present and future impact of climate change has raised the attention on the relationship between technology and the environment. The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of green innovation on carbon emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Environmental Kuznets Curve: Examining the relationship between income and technology-adjusted consumption-based CO2 emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marieke van Beek; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Kuznets Curve; CO2 emissions; Technology-adjustment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate whether countries succeed to reduce their contribution to global emissions when countries reach higher levels of income. As a result of rapid changes in international trade, a country’s emission responsibility goes beyond national borders, which should be adequately captured in their carbon footprint. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Economic Growth, Energy Consumption, Trade, Urbanization, and Financial development on CO2 Emissions in Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Fia Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Canada; Environmental Kuznets Curve; CO2 Emissions; Autoregressive Distributed Lag Method; Vector Error Correction Model; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : A noteworthy cause of climate change is the amount of CO2 emissions released into the atmosphere. This study´s objective, therefore, is to examine the relationship between CO2 emissions, economic growth, energy consumption, urbanization, trade and financial development in the case of Canada, one of the largest CO2 emitters both in per capita and in absolute terms, over the period 1960-2014. READ MORE