International Carbon Emissions: Evolutionary Patterns, Trends, and Influencing Factors


  • Xinling Wang



Global Carbon Emissions, Developed Economies, Emerging Economies, Emission Reduction Policies


This paper investigates the status and trends of global carbon emissions, including total emissions, per capita emissions, and emission intensity. It reviews the evolution and influencing factors of international carbon emissions. The increase in emissions is mainly concentrated in emerging economies and developing countries. Developed nations, despite having high total emissions, exhibit low emission intensity and stable or declining trends, often aiming for “carbon neutrality.” Emerging economies, including newly industrialized countries, are experiencing rapid increases in emissions, and are setting targets for carbon peaking and neutrality. Additionally, this paper examines global carbon emission policies, summarizing strategies and commitments for emission reduction. In the end, it anticipates future policy directions for global carbon emissions.


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10 May 2024




How to Cite

Wang, X. (2024). International Carbon Emissions: Evolutionary Patterns, Trends, and Influencing Factors. International Journal of Energy, 4(3), 45-50.