Mariana Dubravská – Department of Economics and Economy, Faculty of Management, University of Prešov, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia
Elena Širá – Department of Economics and Economy, Faculty of Management, University of Prešov, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia
4th International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2020, Online/virtual, October 8, 2020, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-36-3, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.2020
Each economy must adapt its activities to the protection of the environment. It is now an essential part of everyday life, in the face of various climate changes. The Europe 2020 strategy sets out a set of objectives in the EU, including those promoting environmental sustainability, called sustainable growth. The aim of the paper is to determine, if the performance of the country, in the area of greenhouse gas emissions reduction is adequate to the strategy Europe 2020. In the analysis of greenhouse gas emission reductions, we will also focus on the agriculture sector and compare the development over time with the development in other EU countries. The analyzed period is 10 years, from 2009 – 2018. The article investigated the performance of greenhouse gas emissions in the example of EU (including the Great Britain) countries.
EU, Greenhouse gas emissions, Agriculture, Europe 2020.
Abad-Segura, E., González-Zamar, M. D., & Belmonte-Ureña, L. J. (2020). Effects of Circular Economy Policies on the Environment and Sustainable Growth: Worldwide Research. Sustainability, 12(14), 5792.
Adamisin, P., Pukala, R., Chovancova, J., Novakova, M., & Bak, T. (2016). Fulfillment of environmental goal of the strategy Europe 2020. Is it realistic; In 3rd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts, SGEM (pp.181-190).
Anastasiou, A., & Marietta, P. (2020). Sustainable Development at the Frames of the Strategy “Europe 2020”. Theoretical Economics Letters, 10(03), 443.
Barroso, J. M. (2010). Communication from the Commission EUROPE 2020 – A strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. European Commission, Brussels
Franks, J. R., & Hadingham, B. (2012). Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture: avoiding trivial solutions to a global problem. Land Use Policy, 29(4), 727-736.
Habrman, M. (2012). Štruktúrna dekompozícia emisií CO2 v slovenskej ekonomike. In Economic analysis & policy group: working paper series, č. 6, 11 s. Bratislava: o.z. SOLIM
Chovancová, J. (2015). Hodnotenie vzťahu medzi ekonomickým rastom a produkciou emisií skleníkových plynov v krajinách V4 pomocou metódy decoupling. In Correspondence conference EAEP 2015 (p. 134).
Radulescu, M., Fedajev, A., Sinisi, C. I., Popescu, C., Iacob, S. E. (2018). Europe 2020 implementation as driver of economic performance and competitiveness. Panel analysis of CEE countries. Sustainability, 10(2), 566.
Silander, D. (2019). The European Commission and Europe 2020: smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. In Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Sinakou, E., Boeve-de Pauw, J., Van Petegem, P. (2019) Exploring the concept of sustainable development within education for sustainable development: implications for ESD research and practice. Environ. Dev. Sustain., 2019, 21(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/S10668-017-0032-8
Stăncioiu, A. F., Costea-Dunărinţu, A., & Păduraru, D. (2017). The European union strategy for sustainable development in the energy sector. Calitatea, 18(S2), 431-434.
Stec, M., & Grzebyk, M. (2018). The implementation of the Strategy Europe 2020 objectives in European Union countries: the concept analysis and statistical evaluation. Quality & quantity, 52(1), 119-133.
Širá, E. (2017). The Europe 2020-sustainable growth in V4 countries. SGEM International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference, Vol 17, No.53, 893-899
Tubiello, F. N., Salvatore, M., Rossi, S., Ferrara, A., Fitton, N., & Smith, P. (2013). The FAOSTAT database of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. Environmental Research Letters, 8(1), 015009.
Verge, X. P. C., De Kimpe, C., & Desjardins, R. L. (2007). Agricultural production, greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation potential. Agricultural and forest meteorology, 142(2-4), 255-269.
Witkowska-Dąbrowska, M. (2018). Evaluation of The Attainment of Environmental Goals in Sustainable Growth Regarding Gas Emission and Energy Consumption, as Defined for Poland in the Europe 2020 Strategy. Olsztyn Economic Journal, 13(4), 397-409.