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essay competition: 1/5 of 5

wrecking ball

A toothless cap-and-trade scheme is a planetary wrecking ball

Alison Smith

10th December, 2009

The theory of cap-and-trade is brilliantly simple; in practice, however, it's just not moving fast enough, says Alison Smith. A runner-up in the Ecologist/nef essay competition... more...
Russian Roulette

Carbon pricing is planetary Russian Roulette

Andrew Hutt

20th November, 2009

How much would you have to be paid for each bullet loaded into a gun in a game of Russian Roulette? A runner-up in the Ecologist/nef essay competition... more...

Are your emissions 'survival' or 'luxury'?

Daniel Scharf

11th November, 2009

A runner-up in the Ecologist/nef essay competition, Daniel Scharf suggests that the whole concept of a carbon 'market' is radically flawed... more...
ton weight

Pricing the tonne of carbon that tips us into climate catastrophe

Janine Morley

4th November, 2009

In this brilliant winning entry of the Ecologist/New Economics Foundation essay competition, Janine Morley imagines what it would be like to buy that fateful tonne of carbon from a telephone broker... more...
road sign.jpg

City planning as if people mattered

Philip Parker

22nd June, 2008

Philip Parker flies the flag for a people-first approach to traffic management to regain control of the streets. more...

essay competition: 1/5 of 5

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