What is it about?

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship among environmental pollution, economic growth and energy consumption per capita in the case of Pakistan. The per capital carbon dioxide (CO2) emission is used as the environmental indicator, the commercial energy use per capita as the energy consumption indicator, and the per capita gross domestic product (GDP) as the economic in

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Why is it important?

Energy consumption is the major cause of environmental pollution in Pakistan but no substantial work has been done in this regard with reference to Pakistan.


The empirical findings will help the policy makers of Pakistan in understanding the severity of the CO2 emissions issue and in developing new standards and monitoring networks for reducing CO2 emissions.

Dr. Muhammad Irfan Javaid
COMSATS, Vehari Campus

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This page is a summary of: An econometric study of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, energy consumption, and economic growth of Pakistan, International Journal of Energy Sector Management, November 2012, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/17506221211282019.
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