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Assessing the impact of greenhouse gas emissons on Canada"s productivity growth, 1981-1996

Tarek M. Harchaoui

Assessing the impact of greenhouse gas emissons on Canada"s productivity growth, 1981-1996

an experimental approach

by Tarek M. Harchaoui

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Published by Statistics Canada, Micro-Economic Analysis Division in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gases -- Economic aspects -- Canada -- Mathematical models.,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tarek M. Harchaoui and Pierre Lasserrre.
    SeriesEconomic analysis research paper series -- no. 009., Economic analysis research paper series -- no. 009.
    ContributionsStatistics Canada. Micro-Economic Analysis Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC120.A4 H37 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20286949M
    ISBN 100662330323

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Assessing the Impact of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Canada’s Productivity Growth, An Experimental Approach by Tarek M. Harchaoui and Pierre Lasserre Micro-Economic Analysis Division B, R.H.

Coats Building, Ottawa, K1A 0T6 Telephone: 1 Cited by: 4. Get this from a library. Assessing the impact of greenhouse gas emissons on Canada's productivity growth, an experimental approach. [Tarek M Harchaoui; Statistics Canada.

Micro-Economic Analysis Division.]. Assessing the Impact of Greenhouse Gases Emissions on Canada's Productivity Growth, to An Experimental Approach Using a detailed industry dataset that accounts for marketed output and greenhouse gases over the period, our results suggest that the shadow values of greenhouse gas emissions are significantly different from Cited by: 4.

The release of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and their increasing concentration in the atmosphere is leading to a changing climate. This change has an impact on the environment, human health and the economy.

This indicator tracks GHG emissions and provides consistent information on emissions from the largest emitting facilities in Canada. Between andemissions increased by %, or Mt CO 2 eq. Canada's emissions growth over this period was driven primarily by increased emissions from mining and upstream oil and gas production as well as transport.

Emissions in were almost equal to emissions, with a difference of Mt CO 2 eq or %. Emissions from public electricity and heat production by utilities. Garnett, T., Meat and dairy production & consumption: Exploring the livestock sector's contribution to the UK's greenhouse gas emissions and assessing what less greenhouse gas intensive systems of production and consumption might look like.

greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane (CH 4) and nitrogen dioxide (N 2 O), and a rise in these gases has caused a rise in the amount of heat from the sun withheld in the Earth’s atmosphere, heat that would normally be radiated back into space.

This increase in heat has led to the greenhouse effect, resulting in climate change. As part of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report, Schneider et al. () projected the potential future effects of climate change on agriculture.

With low to medium confidence, they concluded that for about a 1 to 3 °C global mean temperature increase (byrelative to the – average level) there would be productivity decreases for some cereals in low latitudes, and productivity. Greenhouse gas, any gas that has the property of absorbing infrared radiation (net heat energy) emitted from Earth’s surface and reradiating it back to Earth’s surface, thus contributing to the greenhouse effect.

Carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapour are the most important greenhouse gases. (To a lesser extent, surface-level ozone, nitrous oxides, and fluorinated gases also trap. food crop productivity, and changes in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions driven by food production. Anticipated impacts vary from the very direct—e.g.

the impact on plants of an increased concentration of CO 2 in the atmosphere—to the indirect—e.g. the impact of shifting seasons on pest populations and plant susceptibility. In Canada, mitigation of anthropogenic climate change and global warming is a topic of central political concern.

[citation needed] According to the report Canada's Changing Climate Report (CCCR) which was commissioned by Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canada's annual average temperature over land has warmed by C since The rate of warming is even higher in Canada's.

of growth accelerated between and when air freighted food produce greenhouse gas emissions. Carrot environmental impact assessment was conducted using the Life Cycle Assessment. Sincethere has been a decoupling between the growth of Canada’s economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Between andCanada’s GHG emissions decreased by 2%, GHG emissions decreased 30% per dollar of GDP and 20% per capita (largely due to technological improvements, regulations, and more efficient practices and equipment).

The effects of global warming or climate damage include far-reaching and long-lasting changes to the natural environment, to ecosystems and human societies caused directly or indirectly by human emissions of greenhouse also includes the economic and social changes which stem from living in a warmer world.

Human caused climate change is one of the threats to sustainability. TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary: Background and Findings ES-1 ES.l GHGs and Climate Change ES-1 ES.2 Climate Change Initiatives in the United States ES-2 ES.3 Municipal Solid Waste and GHG Emissions ES-4 ES.4 Genesis and Applications of the Report ES-5 ES.5 The Impact of Municipal Solid Waste on GHG Emissions ES-6 ES.6 Results of the Analysis ES ES.7 Other.

Background. The aviation industry emits roughly 2% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions [].Despite a projected fourfold increase in CO 2 emissions in relative to [], aviation was excluded from the recent COP21 Paris Agreement [].The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has set an industry target to achieve carbon neutral growth after and reduce.

Research highlights The food system contributes substantially to global greenhouse gas emissions. Technological mitigation approaches, while necessary, may not be sufficient. Dietary shift away from meat and dairy products is also needed. This could yield health benefits for developed world consumers.

But it would pose major nutritional challenges for developing countries. A nutrition oriented. Increasing emissions of greenhouse gases either by naturally or by human activities led to a substantial rise in atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases [2] [3] [4].

From the last 40 years. Comparing a high and low oil and gas production scenario, US emissions are 2% to 10% higher in Non-US CO2 emissions are million metric tons higher, similar to the fossil fuel emissions of Brazil.

The greenhouse gas impact of increased US oil production may be more substantial than increased gas production. We also engage with key logistics partners and our greenhouse gas emissions from upstream logistics activities wasMT CO2e (June - May ). We report our emissions to CDP annually and expect our suppliers and logistics carriers to report via CDP Supply Chain Climate Program as well.

See our Thoughts on Climate Change Policy for more. The Greenhouse Effect. The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that insulates the Earth from the cold of space. As incoming solar radiation is absorbed and re-emitted back from the Earth’s surface as infrared energy, greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere prevent some of this heat from escaping into space, instead reflecting the energy back to further warm the surface.These impacts include the migration of native species to new areas and the spread of invasive species.

Such changes are projected to continue, and without substantial and sustained reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions, extinctions and transformative impacts on some ecosystems cannot be avoided in the long term.

Agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions contribute approximately 12% to total global anthropogenic GHG emissions. Cereals (rice, wheat, and maize) are the largest source of human calories, and it is estimated that world cereal production must increase by % annually to to meet growing demand.