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dc.contributor.authorLima, Fátimapor
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Manuel L.por
dc.contributor.authorCunha, Jorgepor
dc.identifier.citationFátima Lima, Manuel Lopes Nunes, Jorge Cunha, André F. P. Lucena, A cross-country assessment of energy and CO2 emission: An index decomposition approach, 2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: bringing together Engineering and Economics, Guimarães, Portugal, 18-19 June, 2015por
dc.description.abstractAs the threat of climate change becomes increasingly acknowledged, it becomes more evident that past and current unsustainable energy consumption patterns cannot be pursued or maintained. In order to address this challenging goal for policy makers across the globe, development of decomposition techniques have been widely undertaken, regarding both variations in energy and CO2 emissions. This study aims to promote a cross-country assessment of main energy-related emission drivers, resorting to an approach that diferenciates the contribution of RES and nuclear energy for overall carbon emissions. It resorts to a Log-Mean Divisia Index (LMDI) decomposition approach to enable disaggregation of Kaya identity function into main energy-related emission drivers. As main common emission drivers, energy intensity (Cint), affluence (Cypc) and penetration of RES (Crepe) constitute areas that require a more immediate action by energy policy decision makers. Thus, “extended” decomposition approach has enabled to identify key drivers for CO2 emissions, accounting for the contribution of all fuel alternatives – both renewable and non-renewable, including nuclear energy.por
dc.description.sponsorshipThis research was supported by a Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme Fellowship within the 7th European Union Framework Programme, under project NETEP- European Brazilian Network on Energy Planning (PIRSES-GA-2013-612263).por
dc.publisherUniversidade do Minhopor
dc.subjectCarbon Dioxide Emissionspor
dc.subjectDecomposition approachpor
dc.subjectKaya identitypor
dc.titleA cross-country assessment of energy and CO₂ emission: An index decomposition approachpor
oaire.citationConferencePlaceGuimarães, Portugalpor
oaire.citationTitle2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: bringing together Engineering and Economicspor
dc.subject.fosEngenharia e Tecnologia::Outras Engenharias e Tecnologiaspor
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalICEE International Conference on Energy & Environmentpor
sdum.conferencePublication2nd International Conference on Energy and Environment: bringing together Engineering and Economicspor
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