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- Herendeen, Robert A.
- Ecological economics 2015 v.109 pp. 142-149
- energy costs; greenhouse gases; issues and policy; land use; models; oils; prices; primary energy; system boundary; uncertainty; United States
- ... Net energy is intuitively compelling and useful in calculating total impacts (e.g., primary energy, greenhouse gases, land use, and water requirements.) of delivering useful energy to the larger economy. However, it has little policy impact unless connected quantitatively to the price of energy and other goods and services. I present an input–output (IO)-based method to do this. The method is illu ...
- Misani, Nicola; Pogutz, Stefano
- Ecological economics 2015 v.109 pp. 150-160
- carbon; environmental performance; finance; greenhouse gas emissions; greenhouse gases; stakeholders
- ... We examine the roles of the outcome and process dimensions of environmental performance in determining financial performance as measured by Tobin's q. Outcomes refer to the impacts of the firm on the natural environment, while processes are the firm's actions to reduce these outcomes. We focus on a specific outcome – carbon emissions – and suggest that it affects Tobin's q non-linearly. We find th ...