The Implications of a Break-Up of China for Carbon Dioxide Emissions
AbstractThe transition from autocracy to democracy may lead a country to break-up. The break-ups of the USSR and Yugoslavia led to sharp falls in emissions. If something similar would happen in China, projected emissions would fall by 50% or more. Break-up uncertainty dominates other scenario uncertainty.
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China; scenarios; carbon dioxide emissions;
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