publication . Article . 2021

An empirical investigation of nuclear energy consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in India: Bridging IPAT and EKC hypotheses

null Danish; Burcu Ozcan; Recep Ulucak;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2021 Journal: Nuclear Engineering and Technology (issn: 1738-5733, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract The transition toward clean energy is an issue of great importance with growing debate in climate change mitigation. The complex nature of nuclear energy-CO2 emissions nexus makes it difficult to predict whether or not nuclear acts as a clean energy source. Hence, we examined the relationship between nuclear energy consumption and CO2 emissions in the context of the IPAT and Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) framework. Dynamic Auto-regressive Distributive Lag (DARDL), a newly modified econometric tool, is employed for estimation of long- and short-run dynamics by using yearly data spanning from 1971 to 2018. The empirical findings of the study revealed ...
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free text keywords: Nuclear Energy and Engineering, Nuclear energy, Carbon emissions, IPAT, EKC, Dynamic ARDL, India, Nuclear engineering. Atomic power, TK9001-9401, Energy consumption, Nexus (standard), Natural resource economics, Sustainability, Kuznets curve, Environmental pollution, Lag, Environmental science, Climate change mitigation, Greenhouse gas
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