International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Economics of Air Pollution in Malaysia
Mohamad Idham Md Razak, Prof. Dr. Hj. Ismail Ahmad, Dr. Imabrine Bujang, Adi Hakim Talib, Zakimi Ibrahim

Air pollutants can be either gases or aerosols with particles or liquid droplets suspended in the air. They change the natural composition of the atmosphere, can be harmful to humans and other living species and can cause damage to natural water bodies and the land. Anthropogenic specifically due to the human causes that in this study, it has been identified that Population, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Manufacturing Industry adaptive from IPAT Model is the major contributors to the emission of carbon dioxide. The time series data gained of carbon emission from the years 1970 to 2011 to explain the trend. The Command and Control (CAC) and Economic Incentive (EI) approaches being recommended to assist the government monitoring the air pollution trend in Malaysia

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