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Leaky logic about leakage

Carbon leakage is the idea that if a carbon price is imposed on manufacturers in the EU, then manufacturing will shift from the EU to other markets where there is not a carbon price or where the carbon price is … Continue reading

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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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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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Flying out or driving in?

Sometimes it is argued that flying is something special, for one reason or another, and therefore it should kept out of the EU ETS.  I looked at some of these special characteristics of flying to see if there are grounds … Continue reading

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