What drives carbon-dioxide emissions: income or electricity generation? Evidence from Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia ranks sixteenth among nations based on 2002 fossil-fuel carbon-dioxide emissions per capita. Even though Saudi Arabia is the world's largest exporter of oil, not suprisingly consumption of petroleum products represents the bulk of the country's fossil-fuel emissions is from electricity generation. Use of natural gas increasingly has become important since the mid-1980s and in 2008 accounts for 31.3 percent of total fossil-fuel carbon-dioxide emissions.
Fossil-fuel carbon-dioxide emissions , Petroleum , Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Masih, A. M., Al-Sahlawi, M. A., & De Mello, L. (2010). What drives carbon-dioxide emissions: income or electricity generation? Evidence from Saudi Arabia. Journal of Energy and Development, 33(2), pp. 201-213.