Tag Archives: price signals
Old ladies and German football
Old ladies and German football can teach the World Bank a bit about economics. From time to time we hear from the World Bank and other economists that the way to protect nature is to put a price on it. … Continue reading
There has been a flurry of comment today (28th June 2013) because the National Grid is considering paying consumers not to consume electricity in order to avoid blackouts. Last night the Energy Minister Mr Fallon dismissed this idea, hence the … Continue reading
This is an illustrated version of an earlier written blog post. See original text on: https://www.thebustard.com/?p=876
Restraint. Why and how it can save us.
Here are some bad things: Obesity Israelis and Palestinians beating the hell out of each other Goldman Sachs before the crash (and possibly after it) A fox going wild in a chicken run The chaps on Easter Island who cut … Continue reading