Essays about: "Environmental Kuznets Curve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Environmental Kuznets Curve.

  1. 1. "No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there" : Examining the hegemony of fossil fuels in the Trudeau government's discourse on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Naima Kraushaar-Friesen; [2019]
    Keywords : Trans Mountain pipeline; Canada; fossil-fuel hegemony; climate change; political ecology; carbon lock-in; Critical Discourse Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the world’s fifth largest oil producer, and holder of the third largest proven oil reserves, Canada is poised to significantly impact future global carbon emissions. The present government, under the leadership of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is seeking to simultaneously position itself as a global climate leader while supporting the exploitation of Canada’s extensive bitumen oil reserves. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Environmental Policy Stringency and Economic Output

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sixten Hager; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental regulation; policy stringency; economic output; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This analysis examines the correlation between the stringency of environmental policies and the economic output in terms of real GDP. The data is covering real GDP, the stringency of market based as well as non-market based environmental policies, interest rates, total factor productivity and human capital. READ MORE