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Decomposition of energy-related CO2 emission in China: 1957–2000

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  • Wang, Can
  • Chen, Jining
  • Zou, Ji

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This paper analyzes the change of aggregated CO2 in China from 1957 to 2000 based on a complete decomposition approach—the logarithmic mean divisia index (LMDI) method. The study indicates that China has achieved a considerable decrease in its CO2 emissions mainly due to improved energy intensity. In addition, fuel switching and renewable energy penetration also exhibit positive effect to the CO2 decrease.

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  • Wang, Can & Chen, Jining & Zou, Ji, 2005. "Decomposition of energy-related CO2 emission in China: 1957–2000," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 73-83.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:energy:v:30:y:2005:i:1:p:73-83
    DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2004.04.002
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