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This study utilizes recently published environmental extensions to the World Input–Output Database (WIOD) to compare production-based, consumption-based and technology-adjusted carbon emissions for 44 countries and country groups for the period 2000 to 2014. Results show some significant shifts in global emission trends compared to similar studies of the period before 2009. For 20 European Union (EU) countries and the US, emissions decreased over the period regardless of measure, and the same was true for the EU. Since GDP grew in 18 of these countries, the results provide unambiguous evidence for absolute, albeit modest, decoupling of economic growth from carbon emissions. The large increase in global emissions that nevertheless occurred during the period was driven almost entirely by increasing consumption in China and developing countries.
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2020 Jan 10|
Subject classification (UKÄ)
- Economic History
- Climate Research
- carbon emissions
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Technology adjusted carbon footprint as a climate policy tool
Kander, A., Jiborn, M., Moran, D., Färe, R., Nielsen, H., Kulionis, V. & Nielsen, T.
2015/11/01 → 2018/12/31