Seeking Consensus on the Internalized Costs of Coal

April 16, 2014 by Schalk Cloete

Internalized Coal Cost Consensus

This article will gather some data about TEC community views on the global average internalized cost of coal. Please chip in with your opinion so that we can gather a statistically significant sample size and get a meaningful indication of the current consensus (or lack thereof).[read more]

Let the Data Do the Talking

December 21, 2009 by Robert Rapier

Although not always successful, my goal is to let data drive my conclusions. Still, we all sometimes find ourselves in debates that are based more on passion and conviction than on data. But if the data are ignored because the conviction is strong, it may be dogma driving the conclusions. Passionate debates are fine, but passionate...[read more]

The Energy Collective's Comment Policy

December 6, 2009 by MarkLazen

Greetings all. I'm interrupting our regular programming here at The Energy Collective to say a few words about our commenting policy.As you've probably noticed, there have been a lot more comments on the site recently. This is a wonderful thing--we're thrilled to see some really substantial exchanges between great minds. But we've had...[read more]