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Category Archives: Climate change
A short review of Bill Gates’ How to Avoid a Climate Disaster When someone famous for their achievements in one field of human endeavour offers opinions on some unrelated topic, it is wise to treat their views with a degree … Continue reading
A proposed new coal mine in Cumbria, England has prompted vehement arguments for and against. The underlying problems are a flawed policy framework with insufficient international coordination. To its supporters it’s a no-brainer. The mine will produce coking coal, an … Continue reading
How does a competitive industry respond to an emissions tax in the short run and the long run? What if the industry is a monopoly? In this post I bring together two standard pieces of microeconomic analysis: the effect of … Continue reading
The recent launch of a large-scale power station retro-fitted with carbon capture and storage (CCS) is an important step forward in addressing climate change. It is no criticism to add that many issues surrounding CCS remain to be resolved. The … Continue reading