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Signal confusion

Does the EUA price constitute a signal or not?  Should it? Trevor Sikorsky of Barclays Capital argues in Barclays’ Quarterly Carbon Standard (26th March 2012) that: “It is expectations that drive such investment [in clean technology] … not current prices.” … Continue reading

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Denial and cerebral operating conditions

This photo, from the BBC website, is of a wind turbine which caught fire in a storm.  It shows what can happen when a system starts to operate in conditions which are outside the parameters for which it was designed. … Continue reading

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