• Economics
  • Published 2009

Driving Factors of Carbon Dioxide Emissions and the Impact from Kyoto Protocol

@inproceedings{Grunewald2009DrivingFO,
  title={Driving Factors of Carbon Dioxide Emissions and the Impact from Kyoto Protocol},
  author={Nicole Grunewald and Inmaculada Mart{\'i}nez-Zarzoso},
  year={2009}
}
In the last two decades increasing attention has been paid to the relationship between environmental degradation and economic development. According to the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis this relationship may be described by an inverted-U curve. However, recent evidence rejects the EKC hypothesis for GHG emissions in a broad sense. In this paper we aim to investigate whether the EKC behavior for CO2 emissions could be proved on the behalf of institutional regulations. We analyze… CONTINUE READING

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