Can environmental regulation and renewable energy technology innovation curb carbon emissions in the context of carbon neutrality? Evidence from China

Published: 17 November 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rrg98jj9pv.1
Yuanyuan Hao


Dependent variable Carbon dioxide CE CO2 emissions measured as metric tons per capita Independent variables Environmental regulation ER Ratio of total wastewater discharge to total industrial output value Ratio of sulfur dioxide emission to total industrial output value Comprehensive utilization rate of industrial solid waste Renewable energy technology innovation RET Number of renewable energy patents Number of wind power patents Solar Photovoltaic Patents Marine Energy Patents Control variables Economic growth Pgdp Total output (total GDP, i.e., total output of social goods and services)/total population Urbanization URB % of total population Industrialization IND % of GDP Industrial structure upgrade ISU Ratio of added value of tertiary sector to added value of secondary sector



Environmental Regulation, Emissions, Advanced Energy Technology