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Policies to change demand for carbon intensive and low carbon products and services

I think I have written this point various times before.  Here it is in pictures.                    

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Nature’s way

Today the Financial Times reports on an interview with Alistair Phillips-Davies, the head of SSE, an energy company.  Mr Phillips-Davies called for a review of government policies on funding renewable energy. [1]  His comments are eerily similar to some made … Continue reading

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Combination of EU ETS and fee and dividend

One of the most sensible ways of putting a price on emissions is the fee and dividend scheme devised by James Hansen of Columbia University.  It is also probably the most acceptable for those on the right which would prefer … Continue reading

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Another day

Another day, another instance of the Bustard’s First Law coming into play. Reuters reports that “European Union regulators on Wednesday approved a German scheme to compensate heavy industries for higher electricity costs resulting from the bloc’s emissions trading scheme (ETS).” … Continue reading

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Told you so

Oh dear.  Yet another instance of the Bustard’s First Law of carbon pricing alive and kicking. Reuters reports that “California is considering handing out more allowances to energy intensive industry for free under the state’s emissions trading scheme to ease … Continue reading

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