The relationship between economic growth and carbon emissions in G-7 countries: evidence from time-varying parameters with a long history

By Mehmet Akif Destek,Muhammad Shahbaz,Ilyas Okumus,Shawkat Hammoudeh andAvik Sinha Abstract This paper re-investigates the time-varying impacts of economic growth on carbon emissions in the G-7 countries over a long history. In doing so, the historical data spanning the period from the 1800s to 2010 (as constructed) for each country is examined using the time-varying cointegration 

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Calcium carbide as a dehydrating agent for the synthesis of carbamates, glycerol carbonate, and cyclic carbonates from carbon dioxide

By Qiao Zhang et al. Abstract Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a nontoxic and inexpensive C1 building block, which can be used for the synthesis of valuable chemicals such as aromatic carbamates from anilines and methanol (MeOH), glycerol carbonate from glycerol, and cyclic carbonates from diols. However, these reactions generate water as byproduct and suffer from 

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Climate Change Science and the Daubert Standard

By Fred K. Morrison, Craig Manson and Matthew C. Wickersham Abstract Climate change science attempts to predict the future based on complex modeling of potential levels of CO2, other greenhouse gases, manmade conditions, and naturally occurring events. Even the most widely cited analysis of climate change studies expressly acknowledges the limitations on accurately predicting the effects of climate 

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Synergistic effects of CO2 on ex situ catalytic pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass over a Ni/SiO2 catalyst

By Seong-Heon Cho et al. Highlights A biomass waste and CO2 to syngas conversion platform was constructed. Catalytic pyrolysis promoted conversion of Styrax japonicus to syngas under CO2/N2. CO2 suppressed coke formation on Ni catalyst. Synergistic effects of Ni catalyst and CO2 substantially improved syngas generation. Abstract This work laid emphasis on catalytic pyrolysis of Styrax japonicus to construct a biomass-to-energy conversion 

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Organizing principles for vegetation dynamics

By Oskar Franklin, et al. Abstract Plants and vegetation play a critical—but largely unpredictable—role in global environmental changes due to the multitude of contributing processes at widely different spatial and temporal scales. In this Perspective, we explore approaches to master this complexity and improve our ability to predict vegetation dynamics by explicitly taking account of 

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Three Centuries of Hurricane Trends in Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Paper Reviewed Lindner, B.L. 2019. Climatology and variability of tropical cyclones affecting Charleston, South Carolina, from 1670-1850. Journal of Coastal Research 35: 397-409. In providing the rational for his study, Lindner (2019) writes that “studies of tropical cyclones before 1851 have used a variety of data sources that have resulted in different compilations of the 

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