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Charleston, the architectural jewel of the US south, has survived the ravages of revolutionary wars, an earthquake and even a siege waged by the notorious pirate Blackbeard. But the city now needs saving from its largest existential threat yet…
Bill Pugsleythe only way to get off carbon- hit them their users with a carbon levy
We've reached a massive milestone in the global energy transition — the ability, right now, of renewable energy sources and energy storage to match or beat the price of power from natural gas-fired peaker plants and coal-fired generators.
Bill Pugsley“Many utilities are in a rush to acquire new natural gas-fired capacity, and clinging onto coal-fired generation”
– Sep 17, 8:33 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has endorsed an EU proposal to impose carbon levies on imports, if other major polluters do not sign up to a minimum carbon price. EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has presented a carbon border tax…
Bill PugsleyThe main reason for introducing a carbon border tax is to prevent carbon-intensive production from relocating to countries with lower emissions standards, a problem known as “carbon leakage.”