EU pollution reduction strategies and their impact on atmospheric emissions in Lithuania

Dalia Štreimikiené, Bakhyt Esekina

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This paper analyses the role of EU pollution strategies in reducing SO 2 and NOx emissions in the EU. The environmental policies impact on the slope of Kuznets environmental curve is discussed. The use of economic mechanisms for SO2, NOx and other pollutants emission reduction is analysed based on experience of EU member states. The aim of the paper is to evaluate the impact of EU pollution reduction strategies on atmospheric emissions in Lithuania and to define the role of EU emission reduction policies on shifting environmental Kuznets curves of EU member states and Lithuania.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)162-170
Number of pages9
JournalTechnological and Economic Development of Economy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes



  • Atmospheric emissions
  • Kuznets curve
  • Lithuania
  • Pollution reduction

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  • Finance

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