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      Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions Steady in 2019 Ahead of Expected 2020 Fall Due to COVID-19

      Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions Steady in 2019 Ahead of Expected 2020 Fall Due to COVID-19

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri, Jan Frederik Braun

      The 2019 data on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have just been released ahead of an expected large fall in CO2 emissions in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. On June 3, Enerdata released its data for Saudi Arabia’s 2019…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Jan Frederik Braun Braun, Jan Frederik
      12th July 2020
      Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri

      The Instant Insight published on December 03, 2019 (KS–2019-II16) was based on data downloaded from the following sources: Enerdata Global Energy & CO2 Database (www.enerdata.net), 9 September, 2019 Enerdata EnerDemand Database (www.enerdata.net), 9 September, 2019 Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI),…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      21st January 2020
      Staying Cool in A Warming Climate: Temperature, Electricity and Air Conditioning in Saudi Arabia

      Staying Cool in A Warming Climate: Temperature, Electricity and Air Conditioning in Saudi Arabia

      MDPI

      As global temperatures warm and populations and incomes rise, the demand for cooling will soar, creating a positive feedback loop between global warming and electricity-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This study explores the relationship between temperature, electricity, air conditioning (AC)…

      Nicholas Howarth, Natalia Odnoletkova, Thamir Alshehri, Abdulla Almadani, Alessandro Lanza, Tadeusz Patzek

      2020
      What is Behind the Recent Fall in Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions?
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      What is Behind the Recent Fall in Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions?

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri

      The International Energy Agency has recently released data showing that in 2018 Saudi Arabia’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by 15 million tonnes of CO2 (MtCO2), or 2.7%, from 577 MtCO2 to 562 MtCO2. This is significant as it is…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      4th December 2019
      Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement

      Dongmei Chen, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

      In this report, we explore the main trends and policies that relate to industrial energy productivity in China and Saudi Arabia, focusing on energy efficiency, structural economic reform, industrial upgrading and energy pricing. Our objective is to increase shared understanding…

      Dongmei Chen Chen, Dongmei
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
      19th February 2018
      A global degree days database for energy-related applications
      Models, Data and Tools

      A global degree days database for energy-related applications

      Energy

      Weather can have a profound effect on energy consumption particularly with respect to hot and cold temperatures, driving residential and commercial energy demand. The cooling and heating degree day methodology has been often been regarded as a reliable means to…

      Tarek Atalla, Silvio Gualdi, Alessandro Lanza

      2018
      Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia

      Steven Fawkes, Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

      With domestic energy demand in Saudi Arabia expected to potentially double by 2030, managing the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth will be very important for the Kingdom’s sustainable development. To assist in this task, this report recommends using…

      Steven Fawkes Fawkes, Steven
      Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
      24th November 2017
      Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

      A common priority across G20 countries is the need to reinvigorate economies through an economic transformation that delivers a higher level of better quality growth. At KAPSARC, the need to improve economic growth and deliver climate goals agreed at COP21…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      31st August 2017
      Energy Productivity in the GCC: Evidence From an International Kuznets Curve Analysis
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Energy Productivity in the GCC: Evidence From an International Kuznets Curve Analysis

      Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

      This paper explores energy productivity trends at a national level for the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and puts them in an international context. This analysis can be used as part of an evidence base for setting nationally…

      Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      18th October 2016
      Energy Productivity as a New Growth Model for GCC Countries
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Energy Productivity as a New Growth Model for GCC Countries

      Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

      Following the collapse in oil prices, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have intensified efforts to find a new growth model which increases the welfare of their citizens, while reducing exposure to volatile energy markets. This paper argues that placing energy…

      Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      18th October 2016
      A global degree days database for energy-related applications
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      A global degree days database for energy-related applications

      Alessandro Lanza

      Weather can have a profound effect on energy consumption, especially extremes of hot and cold temperatures. These variations in particular drive residential and commercial energy demand because space heating and cooling is such an important component. Traditional approaches are customized…

      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      6th April 2015
      On the Robustness of the Robustness of Checks on the Environmental Kuznets Curve

      On the Robustness of the Robustness of Checks on the Environmental Kuznets Curve

      Environmental and Resource Economics

      Marzio Galeotti, Alessandro Lanza

      2009
      How Consistent are Alternative Short-term Climate Policies with Long-term Goals ?

      How Consistent are Alternative Short-term Climate Policies with Long-term Goals ?

      Climate Policy

      Marzio Galeotti, Alessandro Lanza

      2006
      Modelling Dynamic Conditional Correlations in WTI Oil Forward and Futures Returns

      Modelling Dynamic Conditional Correlations in WTI Oil Forward and Futures Returns

      Finance Research Letters

      Alessandro Lanza

      2006
      Conditional Correlations in the Returns on Oil Companies Stock Prices and their Determinants

      Conditional Correlations in the Returns on Oil Companies Stock Prices and their Determinants

      Empirica

      Alessandro Lanza

      2006
      Reassessing the Environmental Kuznets Curve for CO2 Emissions: A Robustness Exercise

      Reassessing the Environmental Kuznets Curve for CO2 Emissions: A Robustness Exercise

      Ecological Economics

      Marzio Galeotti, Alessandro Lanza

      2006