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: October 26th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies
For gas to cost the same as Hinkley, an integrated OxyFuel + CCS process is required

Carbon Capture and Storage: a winning hand for UK oil companies

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Converting liabilities into assets via Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) can enable oil companies not only to mitigate manmade climate change, but also to turn a tidy profit in the process. Carbon Capture and Storage: a winning hand for UK oil companies was last modified: October 26th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies

Carbon Capture and Storage: a winning hand for UK oil companies was last modified: October 26th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies
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The Insurance Industry is already hammered by climate change – to punish it with heavy taxes is madness

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The forthcoming InsiderScope panel discussion ‘Reinsurance: survival tactics in a brutal market’ on 9 May 2017 is timely. The Insurance Industry is being hammered relentlessly by the devastating effects of manmade climate change and the resulting claims payouts. At PAL, we estimate that the percentage increase in insured loss and damage attributable to global warming […]

The Insurance Industry is already hammered by climate change – to punish it with heavy taxes is madness was last modified: October 26th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies

PAL’s Universal Carbon Price will foot the bill for climate change – and is fair to Joe Bloggses the world over

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In my previous posting I promised Joe Bloggs, the proverbial man-in-the-street, more details on how PAL’s universal carbon price is fair, acceptable and affordable – for mankind worldwide. Here we go. PAL’s Universal Carbon Price will foot the bill for climate change – and is fair to Joe Bloggses the world over was last modified: […]

PAL’s Universal Carbon Price will foot the bill for climate change – and is fair to Joe Bloggses the world over was last modified: October 26th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies
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Stranded assets: do they have a future?

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For a classic example of stranded assets, look no further than the ‘proved reserves’ i.e. oil in the ground, which feature in the annual reports of major oil companies.  Whilst adding apparent value to the corporate share price, their true worth is at significant risk from carbon liability. Why? Because the days of emitting carbon dioxide […]

Stranded assets: do they have a future? was last modified: August 19th, 2018 by Bruce Menzies
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The Hitch Hiker’s Guide To Planet Carbon

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Douglas Adams’ ‘Hitch Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ begins with his hero, Arthur Dent, belatedly realizing that a fleet of bulldozers is about to demolish his house to make way for a by-pass. As Dent sits down in front of the bulldozers, an alien fleet of spaceships pounces. The aliens are putting a by-pass through […]

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide To Planet Carbon was last modified: January 4th, 2019 by Bruce Menzies