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Energy use and CO2 emissions in the UK universities: An extended Kaya identity analysis

Eskander, Shaikh M S U; Nitschke, Jakob

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We investigate the progress of the UK universities in greening their energy sources in line with the UK's goal of becoming a net-zero economy by 2050. Using the HESA estate management data for 116 universities over 2012-13 to 2018–19, we employ a Log Mean Divisa Index decomposition method within an extended Kaya identity framework to decouple the changes in total carbon emissions from a range of variables, with a special focus on the impact of different energy sources on energy use and carbon...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/298890
Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127199

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