Greenhouse Gas Emission Drivers: Population, Economic Development and Growth, and Energy Use

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This report examines the interrelationships of the variables regarding the debate on climate change to explore their implications for policies that address the problem. The three variables underpinning the debates and justified response to the issue are: the magnitude and rates of change of (1) population growth, (2) incomes, and (3) intensity of greenhouse gas emissions relative to economic activities.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 13, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Blodgett, John

Deputy Assistant Director; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Creator (Author):
Parker, Larry

Specialist in Energy Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 13, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report examines the interrelationships of the variables regarding the debate on climate change to explore their implications for policies that address the problem. The three variables underpinning the debates and justified response to the issue are: the magnitude and rates of change of (1) population growth, (2) incomes, and (3) intensity of greenhouse gas emissions relative to economic activities.

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36 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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