publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2015

Spatial-Temporal Variations of Embodied Carbon Emission in Global Trade Flows: 41 Economies and 35 Sectors

Jing Tian; Hua Liao; Ce Wang;
  • Published: 22 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
The spatial–temporal variations of embodied carbon emissions in international trade at global scope are still unclear. This paper studies the variations of outflows and inflows of embodied carbon emissions at a disaggregated 35 sector level of 41 countries and regions, and an integrated world input–output model is employed. It also examines what would happen if there were no international trade flows in China, USA and Finland, the representatives of three different levels of the global balance of embodied carbon. We find the following: (1) Embodied carbon in global trade increases at about 3 % per year since 1995 World Trade Organization was founded, and East As...
Subjects
free text keywords: Embodied carbon flow, International trade, Spatial-temporal variations, Input-output analysis, Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Atmospheric Science, Water Science and Technology, East Asia, Economics, Carbon, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Natural hazard, Embodied carbon, International trade, business.industry, business, Input–output model, World trade, China, Economy, jel:Q54, jel:Q40
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publication . Other literature type . Article . Preprint . 2015

Spatial-Temporal Variations of Embodied Carbon Emission in Global Trade Flows: 41 Economies and 35 Sectors

Jing Tian; Hua Liao; Ce Wang;