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T3-PIP: the small payment which could save the world…

I have been curious about the idea of lots and lots of small, regular payments by lots of people adding up to a big sum of money. And then this money being put towards saving Planet Earth from man’s desecration. … Continue reading

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Dealing with special ones

The Bustard has been busy with real work and novel writing, hence its absence. Now right back to climate policy. The special one, Jose Mourinho, is no longer so special, and his second stint at Chelsea came to a sorry … Continue reading

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No incentive to innovate?

Industry glibly says: “The low carbon price means there is no incentive to innovate.” Hell no, there really isn’t an incentive to innovate.  How about solving a really big problem called “how does man live comfortably without smashing up the … Continue reading

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Overstretching the EU ETS

EU ETS can’t do everything – generous leakage provisions are not the way to run industrial policy. The EU wants to stimulate investment in clean technology but at the same time it wants to protect its industry from competition from … Continue reading

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Stimulus and response in the EU ETS

We use a carbon tax or an emission trading scheme to stimulate investment in clean technology.  The logic of this idea is based on several steps: we charge people for emitting CO2 and as a result some will find ways … Continue reading

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