About Me


SA Sarkodie (PhD)

Dr. SA Sarkodie is a V/Blogger and a multidisciplinary researcher with BSc in Community Nutrition at the University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana. He later studied Masters in Sustainable Environment and Energy Systems at Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus where he assisted in the Chemistry Laboratory. He began his ministry 16 years ago and has since upgraded himself in Theology [Bachelor and Master of Arts] at Faithful Baptist, Texas College Station, USA. He has PhD in Environmental Science at Macquarie University, Australia, and currently a Research Fellow at Nord University, Norway. His research interest includes but not limited to renewable energy, climate change, sustainable development, environmental and energy economics. He has more than 50 referred international journal articles, a book and has reviewed over 500 pre-publications in 106 different international journals as a Verified Peer Reviewer. He finds interest in exploring new things like vlogging & blogging.

Publications

  1. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., Jiang, Y., Evans, T., 2019. Proximate determinants of particulate matter (PM2.5) emission, mortality and life expectancy in Europe, Central Asia, Australia, Canada and the US. Sci. Total Environ. 683, 489-497.

  2. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., 2019. Effect of foreign direct investments, economic development and energy consumption on greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries. Sci. Total Environ. 646, 862-871. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.365

  3. Sarkodie, S.A., & Strezov, V. (2019). Economic, social and governance adaptation readiness for mitigation of climate change vulnerability: Evidence from 192 countries. Science of The Total Environment, 656, 150-164.

  4. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., Weldekidan, H., Asamoah, E. F., Owusu, P. A., & Doyi, I. N. Y. (2019). Environmental sustainability assessment using dynamic Autoregressive-Distributed Lag simulations—Nexus between greenhouse gas emissions, biomass energy, food and economic growth. Science of The Total Environment.

  5. Destek, M. A., & Sarkodie, S.A. (2019). Investigation of environmental Kuznets curve for ecological footprint: the role of energy and financial development. Science of the Total Environment, 650, 2483-2489.

  6. Sarkodie, S.A., Crentsil, A. O., & Owusu, P. A. (2019). Does energy consumption follow asymmetric behavior? An assessment of Ghana’s energy sector dynamics. Science of The Total Environment, 651, 2886-2898.

  7. Bekun, F. V., Emir, F., & Sarkodie, S.A. (2019). Another look at the relationship between energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, and economic growth in South Africa. Science of The Total Environment, 655, 759-765.

  8. Bekun, F. V., Alola, A. A., & Sarkodie, S.A. (2019). Toward a sustainable environment: Nexus between CO2 emissions, resource rent, renewable and nonrenewable energy in 16-EU countries. Science of The Total Environment, 657, 1023-1029.

  9. Alola, A. A., Bekun, F. V., & Sarkodie, S.A. (2019). Dynamic impact of trade policy, economic growth, fertility rate, renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on ecological footprint in Europe. Science of The Total Environment.

  10. Saint Akadiri, S., Bekun, F. V., & Sarkodie, S.A. (2019). Contemporaneous interaction between energy consumption, economic growth and environmental sustainability in South Africa: What drives what?. Science of The Total Environment.

  11. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., 2019. A review on Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis using bibliometric and meta-analysis. Sci. Total Environ. 649, 128-145. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.276

  12. Sarkodie, S.A., Crentsil, A.O., Owusu, P.A., 2019. Does energy consumption follow asymmetric behavior? An assessment of Ghana’s energy sector dynamics. Sci. Total Environ. 651, 2886-2898. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.147

  13. Destek, M.A., Sarkodie, S.A., 2019. Investigation of environmental Kuznets curve for ecological footprint: The role of energy and financial development. Sci. Total Environ. 650, 2483-2489. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.017

  14. Sarkodie, A.S., 2018. The Invisible Hand and EKC Hypothesis: What Are the Drivers of Environmental Degradation and Pollution In Africa? Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25, 21993–22022. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-2347-x

  15. Sarkodie, S.A., Adams, S., 2018. Renewable energy, nuclear energy, and environmental pollution: Accounting for political institutional quality in South Africa. Sci. Total Environ. 643, 1590-1601.

  16. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., 2018. Assessment of contribution of Australia’s energy production to CO2 emissions and environmental degradation using statistical dynamic approach. Sci. Total Environ. 639, 888-899. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.204

  17. Sarkodie, S.A., Strezov, V., 2018. Empirical study of the Environmental Kuznets curve and Environmental Sustainability curve hypothesis for Australia, China, Ghana and USA. Journal of Cleaner Production 201, 98-110. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.039

  18. Sarkodie, S.A., Adom, P.K., 2018. Determinants of energy consumption in Kenya: A NIPALS approach. Energy 159, 696-705. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.06.195

  19. Doyi, I. N. Y., Essumang, D. K., Agyapong, A. K., & Asumadu-Sarkodie, S. (2018). Soil-to-cassava transfer of naturally occurring radionuclides from communities along Ghana’s oil and gas rich Tano Basin. Journal of environmental radioactivity, 182, 138-141.

  20. Ozser ME, Sarkodie SA, Mohiuddin O, Ozesme G (2017) Novel derivatives of regioisomerically pure 1,7-disubstituted perylene diimide dyes bearing phenoxy and pyrrolidinyl substituents: Synthesis, photophysical, thermal, and structural properties Journal of Luminescence 192:414-423 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2017.07.019

  21. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) The Impact of Energy, Agriculture, Macroeconomic and Human-Induced Indicators on Environmental Pollution: Evidence from Ghana Environmental Science and Pollution Research International doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-8321-6

  22. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) The causal nexus between carbon dioxide emissions and agricultural ecosystem—an econometric approach Environmental Science and Pollution Research International doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-7908-2

  23. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) A Multivariate Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Electricity Consumption, Economic Growth, Financial Development, Industrialization and Urbanization in Senegal Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1227886

  24. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) The Causal Effect of Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Electricity Consumption, Economic Growth and Industrialization in Sierra Leone Energ Source Part B doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1225135

  25. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) The causal nexus between energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, and macroeconomic variables in Ghana Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1225134

  26. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) The relationship between carbon dioxide emissions, electricity production and consumption in Ghana Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1227885

  27. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2017) Recent Evidence of the Relationship between Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Energy use, GDP and Population in Ghana: A Linear Regression Approach Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1208304

  28. Sarkodie, S. A. (2017). Estimating Ghana’s electricity consumption by 2030: An ARIMA forecast. Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy, 1-9. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2017.1327993

  29. Sarkodie SA, Owusu PA (2017) The relationship between carbon dioxide, crop and food production index in Ghana: By estimating the long-run elasticities and variance decomposition Environmental Engineering Research 22(2):193-202 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4491/eer.2016.135

  30. Asumadu-Sarkodie, S., & Owusu, P. A. (2016). Carbon dioxide emissions, GDP, energy use and population growth: a multivariate and causality analysis for Ghana, 1971-2013. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6511-x

  31. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) Multivariate Cointegration Analysis of the Kaya Factors in Ghana Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6245-9

  32. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) The Relationship between Carbon Dioxide and Agriculture in Ghana, a Comparison of VECM and ARDL Model Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6252-x

  33. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu P (2016) Carbon Dioxide Emission, Electricity Consumption, Industrialization and Economic Growth Nexus: The Beninese Case Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1217286

  34. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu P (2016) Forecasting Nigeria’s Energy-Use by 2030, an Econometric Approach Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1217287

  35. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) A review of Ghana’s solar energy potential AIMS Energy 4:675-696 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/energy.2016.5.675

  36. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu P (2016) Energy Use, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, GDP, Industrialization, Financial Development and Population, a causal nexus in Sri Lanka: with a subsequent Prediction of Energy Use Using Neural Network Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567249.2016.1217285

  37. Owusu PA, Asumadu-Sarkodie S (2016) Is there a causal effect between agricultural production and carbon dioxide emissions in Ghana? Environmental Engineering Research 22 (1), 40-54 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4491/eer.2016.092

  38. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) Carbon dioxide emissions, GDP per capita, industrialization and population: An evidence from Rwanda Environmental Engineering Research 22 (1), 116-124 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4491/eer.2016.097

  39. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) The potential and economic viability of solar photovoltaic in Ghana Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2015.1122682

  40. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) The potential and economic viability of wind farm in Ghana Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2015.1122680

  41. Mohiuddin O, Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Obaidullah M (2016) The Relationship between Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Energy Consumption, and GDP: a Recent Evidence from Pakistan Cogent Engineering doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1210491

  42. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu P (2016) The Causal Nexus between Child Mortality Rate, Fertility Rate, GDP, Household Final Consumption Expenditure and Food Production Index Cogent Economics & Finance doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2016.1191985

  43. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) A Review of Ghana’s Energy Sector National Energy Statistics and Policy Framework Cogent Engineering doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1155274

  44. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2016) Feasibility of biomass heating system in Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus Cogent Engineering 3:1134304 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2015.1134304

  45. Owusu PA, Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Ameyo P (2016) A Review of Ghana’s Water Resource Management and the Future Prospect Cogent Engineering doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1164275

  46. Owusu PA, Asumadu-Sarkodie S (2016) A Review of Renewable Energy Sources, Sustainability Issues and Climate Change Mitigation Cogent Engineering doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1167990

  47. Mohiuddin O, Mohiuddin A, Obaidullah M, Ahmed H, Asumadu-Sarkodie S (2016). Electricity Production Potential and Social Benefits from Rice Husk, a Case Study in Pakistan. Cogent Engineering. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1177156

  48. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Sevinç Ҫ, Jayaweera HMPC. A Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic-Wind Turbine-Rankine Cycle for Electricity Generation in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Cogent Engineering. 2016;3(1):1180740. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23311916.2016.1180740

  49. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Rufangura P, Jayaweera HM, Owusu PA (2015) Situational Analysis of Flood and Drought in Rwanda International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 6:960-970 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14299/ijser.2015.08.013

  50. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA, Jayaweera HM (2015) Flood risk management in Ghana: A case study in Accra Advances in Applied Science Research 6:196-201

  51. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA, Rufangura P (2015) Impact analysis of flood in Accra, Ghana Advances in Applied Science Research 6:53-78

  52. Asumadu-Sarkodie S, Owusu PA (2015) Media Impact on Students’ Body Image International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology 3:460-469

  53. Asumadu-Sarkodie S (2015) A Research on Systematic Theology, a Foundation of Faith as a Believer (Book). https://www.amazon.com/Research-Systematic-Theology-Foundation-Believer/dp/3659798363


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