Feeling The Heat: Financial Crises And Their Impact On Global Climate Change
AbstractThis interdisciplinary paper uses world-systems analysis as a theoretical framework to argue that both the 1870s, 1930’s economic depressions reduced mean global temperatures. As global consumer demand fell, factories worldwide began producing less commodities and, as a result, emitted less greenhouse gasses. We find that in both instances there is evidence to support the hypothesis that financial crises lead to cooler temperatures.
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Volume (Year): 4 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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Kondratiev waves; Schumpeter; world-systems analysis; environmental economics; global climate change;
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- N22 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - U.S.; Canada: 1913-
- N50 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - General, International, or Comparative
- Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters
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