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How to reduce household carbon emissions: A review of experience and policy design considerations

Xiaoling Zhang and Yue Wang

Energy Policy, 2017, vol. 102, issue C, 116-124

Abstract: Global warming and environment problems caused by the excessive emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs), along with rapid economic development has attracted the attention of many countries and regions of the world. Reducing GHG emissions is essential to mitigate the threat of global warming. Household carbon (dioxide) emissions have been recognized as one of the most important contributors to climate change, with a significant impact on both the local and global environment, and various policy instruments have been implemented by governments to bring about the reduction.

Keywords: Energy policy; Household carbon emission; Demand-supply (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2016.12.010

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