Abstract

https://ssrn.com/abstract=2862438
 


 



Responsiveness of Atmospheric CO2 to Fossil Fuel Emissions: Part 2


Jamal Munshi


Sonoma State University

November 1, 2016


Abstract:     
This short note is a validation of a previous work which found no correlation between changes in atmospheric CO2 and fossil fuel emissions at an annual time scale. In this work, this result is tested for robustness with respect to sample period selection within a range of data availability. A resampling procedure similar to bootstrap is used. Resampling ensures that the failure to find a correlation is not an artifact of the sample period chosen. The results validate the robustness of the previous finding and imply that here is no evidence that atmospheric CO2 is responsive to fossil fuel emissions at an annual time scale net of long term trends. This result is robust. It holds for all possible combination of years in the study period 1958-2015.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 10

Keywords: IPCC, fossil fuel emissions, atmospheric CO2, carbon dioxide, global warming, climate change, resampling, bootstrap


Open PDF in Browser Download This Paper

Date posted: November 1, 2016  

Suggested Citation

Munshi, Jamal, Responsiveness of Atmospheric CO2 to Fossil Fuel Emissions: Part 2 (November 1, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2862438 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2862438

Contact Information

Jamal Munshi (Contact Author)
Sonoma State University ( email )
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
United States
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 1,224
Downloads: 225
Download Rank: 106,896