Impact of Carbon Dioxide Emission Growth by Energy Consumption in Malaysia


Farah Liyana Muhammad,Noriza Mohd Saad,



Carbon Dioxide Emission ,Energy Consumption ,Ordinary Least Square,Energy Sector,


This paper attempts to investigate the impact of CO2 emissions and energy consumption on energy sector in Malaysia using ordinary least square (OLS) method for the period from year 1978 to 2015. The empirical evidence indicates significant positive impact of CO2 emissions on energy consumption for industrial sector and commercial sector. Transport sector has a positive relationship with carbon dioxide emission but insignificant impact on carbon dioxide emission. The coefficient of determination (R-squared) is signal that shows how many percent the independent variables explain the variation on dependent variables. Based on this study, found that that commercial sector and industrial sector is the most sector that give towards the increasing of carbon dioxide emission in Malaysia. the R- squared is 0.990219 @ 99.02% of independend variables of energy consumption explains the movements in carbon dioxide emission, only 0.98% is not explained by independent variables because maybe there is other variables more important than variables that already test.


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