Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (Print ISSN: 1078-4950; Online ISSN: 1532-5822)


The Impact of Renewable, Nonrenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency In Environmental Quality of Tunisia

Author(s): Saoussen Aguir Bargaoui, Souhir Amri Amamou

Due to its geographical situation, Tunisia experience climate risks such as desertification risks, coast degradation in one hand and scarcity of his resources in the other hand. In this context, Tunisia initiated a strategy toward the development of renewable energies and encouragement of energy efficient technologies adoption. The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact of these two adopted strategies on CO2 emissions, which represents the most important Greenhouse Gas component. To this end, we used the impulse response function technique during the period 1971-2014 and found that GDP and nonrenewable energy dynamically enhance and energy efficiency and renewable energy decrease emissions levels.