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dc.contributor.authorKunnas, Janen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMyllyntaus, Timoen_UK
dc.description.abstractThe article examines the growth and composition of energy consumption in Finland in the 19th and 20th centuries, focusing on energy-related carbon dioxide emissions. It is based on the results of a research project that estimated the energy production and consumption of Finland since 1800 and calculated the country's energy balance, including both commercial and non-commercial energy sources. The article argues that, among European countries, Finland was "odd-man out" because it industrialized by means of renewable, indigenous energy sources. Only in the 1960s, in its mature phase of industrialization, did the country switch from indigenous energy sources -- fuel wood, wood refuse and hydropower -- to imported fossil fuels. The article analyses why Finland differed from the general model for such a long time and why it joined the ranks of other countries in a fairly short period.en_UK
dc.publisherXL Edizionien_UK
dc.relationKunnas J & Myllyntaus T (2009) Postponed Leap in Carbon Dioxide Emissions: The Impact of Energy Efficiency, Fuel Choices and Industrial Structure on the Finnish Energy Economy, 1800-2005. Global Environment: Journal of History and Natural and Social Sciences, (3), pp. 154-189.
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dc.titlePostponed Leap in Carbon Dioxide Emissions: The Impact of Energy Efficiency, Fuel Choices and Industrial Structure on the Finnish Energy Economy, 1800-2005en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleGlobal Environment: Journal of History and Natural and Social Sciencesen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Turkuen_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorKunnas, Jan|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMyllyntaus, Timo|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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