Hanley2009: Do increases in energy efficiency improve environmental quality and sustainability?

Last Updated on November 3, 2021 by admin

Hanley and co-workers model the Scottish economy to investigate the impact of energy efficiency. They find that as a result of more efficient energy usage, the total use of energy increases and that the ratio between gross national product and carbon dioxide release decreases, in other words the CO2 per amount of money increases. Read the whole article in Ecological Economics.