London’s electrification of transport scuppered by Red Throated Divers?

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The one and only London Wind Array supplies renewable electricity, partly meeting the needs of London. The 2nd phase of the project has been abandoned however, because endangered Red Throated Divers might be threatened by wind turbines. Meanwhile, Londoners continue to die from diseases caused by polluted air. London’s electrification of transport scuppered by Red […]

London’s electrification of transport scuppered by Red Throated Divers? was last modified: June 23rd, 2017 by Bruce Menzies

London says ‘I’m alright Jack’: but are clean electric vehicles actually an urban myth?

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Lowering emissions in London by switching to electric vehicles can mean raising CO2 emissions elsewhere. London has a serious problem with air quality. There are public health concerns with Particulate Matter (principally PM 2.5 micro-metre size and PM 10 micro-metre size particles). ‘PMs’ are the respiratory (asthma-inducing) and cancerous particulates emitted by diesel engines. There […]

London says ‘I’m alright Jack’: but are clean electric vehicles actually an urban myth? was last modified: June 23rd, 2017 by Bruce Menzies
Carbon Pricing Projections

Carbon Pricing Projections that are doomed – except for the last man standing

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On the day (June 1st 2017) that the US announced it is pulling out of the Paris COP21 Agreement, we look at the patchwork of carbon pricing projections in the public domain that are doomed. The EU ETS is not fit for purpose. The UK’s ‘official’ (BEIS) ‘curves’ are not only straight lines, counter-intuitively, they […]

Carbon Pricing Projections that are doomed – except for the last man standing was last modified: June 2nd, 2017 by Bruce Menzies