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Emissions growth has domestic roots

Date:15 October 2015
Author:Robert Inklaar

Gaaitzen de Vries published new research with Benno Ferrarini of the Asian Development Bank where they account for the growth of carbon dioxide emissions due to changes in consumption, technology and global supply chain trade, see here. While emerging economies have increased their emissions in part to satisfy consumption demand in advanced economies, most emission increases are due to increased domestic consumption.

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