Search for dissertations about: "Environmental Kuznets curve"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Environmental Kuznets curve.

  1. 1. Climate change mitigation in China

    Author : Bo Xu; Ronald Wennersten; Kerstin Kuchta; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; China; Climate change mitigation; Environmental Kuznets Curve EKC hypothesis; Mitigation target; Business-as-usual BAU scenarios; Policy instruments;

    Abstract : China has been experiencing great economic development and fast urbanisation since its reforms and opening-up policy in 1978. However, these changes are reliant on consumption of primary energy, especially coal, characterised by high pollution and low efficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards environmental historical national accounts for Sweden : methodological considerations and estimates for the 19th and 20th centuries

    Author : Magnus Lindmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; historical national accounts; environmental history; environmental accounting; historical environmental accounting; iron ore; standing timber; pollution; environmental Kuznets curve;

    Abstract : New questions in a changing economy demands development of both contemporary and historical national accounts. One such question concerns economic and environmental relationships. From a national accounting perspective this issue has been approached in terms of environmental accounting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions – Examples from the freight transport sector: Essays on economic growth, public policy instruments, and renewable energy

    Author : Johanna Takman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Greenhouse gas emissions; Evaluation; Environmental Kuznets curve; Modal shift; Economic development; Liquefied biogas; Public policy instruments; Climate change mitigation; Freight transport; Renewable energy;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to improve the understanding of if, and how, we can combat climate change and other non-wanted environmental changes alongside economic development. Paper I address this question by investigating the relationship between CO2 emissions and GDP per capita. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drivers of Climate Change? Political and Economic Explanations of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Author : Ole Martin Laegreid; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Greenhouse gas; Climate change; Environmental Kuznets curve; Political institutions;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines if social scientific theories can explain historical trajectories of greenhouse gas emissions. The manuscript includes an introductory chapter and four articles that consider annual emissions in countries across the world, during the time-period 1960-2014. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic growth, energy consumption and CO2 emissions in Sweden 1800-2000

    Author : Astrid Kander; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy intensity; Environmental Kuznets Curve; relative price analyses; standard calculations; technical change; structural changes; energy quality factors; consumers surplus; Social and economic history; forest management; CO2 intensity; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : Large transformations of technologies have occurred in the Swedish economy during the last two centuries, resulting in higher income, better quality of products and changing composition of GDP. An agrarian society has given way to an industrial society and lately to a post-industrial phase. READ MORE