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Energy and environmental issues relating to greenhouse gas emissions for sustainable development in Turkey

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  • Kaygusuz, Kamil
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    Turkey's demand for energy and electricity is increasing rapidly. Since 1990, energy consumption has increased at an annual average rate of 4.3%. As would be expected, the rapid expansion of energy production and consumption has brought with it a wide range of environmental issues at the local, regional and global levels. With respect to global environmental issues, Turkey's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have grown along with its energy consumption. Emissions in 2004 reached 193 million tons. States have played a leading role in protecting the environment by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). State emissions are significant on a global scale. CO2 and carbon monoxide (CO) are the main GHGs associated with global warming. At the present time, coal is responsible for 30-40% of the world CO2 emissions from fossil fuels. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) and NOx contribute to acid rain. Carbon assessments can play an important role in a strategy to control CO2 emissions while raising revenue.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 253-270

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    Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions Global warming Environmental policy Turkey;

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    Cited by:
    1. Kaygusuz, Kamil, 2012. "Energy for sustainable development: A case of developing countries," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 1116-1126.
    2. Alam, Mohammad Jahangir & Begum, Ismat Ara & Buysse, Jeroen & Rahman, Sanzidur & Van Huylenbroeck, Guido, 2011. "Dynamic modeling of causal relationship between energy consumption, CO2 emissions and economic growth in India," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 3243-3251, August.
    3. Erdogdu, Erkan, 2010. "Turkish support to Kyoto Protocol: A reality or just an illusion," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 1111-1117, April.
    4. Kotcio─člu, ─░., 2011. "Clean and sustainable energy policies in Turkey," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(9), pages 5111-5119.
    5. Vardar, Nurten & Yumurtaci, Zehra, 2010. "Emissions estimation for lignite-fired power plants in Turkey," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 243-252, January.

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