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Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies

Energy and Economy: the Environmental Impact of Benefits and Penalties

  • Open or Close Nuno Domingues*

    Department of ADEM, ISEL, Portugal

    *Corresponding author: Nuno Domingues, Department of ADEM, ISEL, Rua Conselheiro Emídio Navarro, Lisboa, Portugal

Submission: June 15, 2018; Published: August 01, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/EAES.2018.03.000567

ISSN: 2578-0336
Volume3 Issue4


Times are changing for a while in a significant number of Countries, especially on the way energy is traded. Energy has turned to a commodity traded on market. The price signal has been increased in importance to guide consumption. Governments have the responsibility to implement and guarantee the success of the international agreements and their own goals. However, the financial and the economical issues are crucial and can undermine it. This paper explains how to use market based instruments to avoid or mitigate it, focusing also on how sustainable consumption can be achieved.

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