In the News
The Race for Clean Energy - A Case of Derived Demand and Inelastic Supply
This FT clip looks at the prospects for net zero carbon, initially by highlighting the need to adopt renewable energy and electric cars.
However, rather than worrying about this itself, this clip looks at the derived demand for green tech resources source as polysilicon and rare earth metals. As a result of higher levels of demand and, in manty cases, price inelastic supply, their prices have risen and as we all know Economics is all about incentives.
However, China has already established a number of production facilities across the globe and many think that the fact that the West is lagging behind is going to cause supply chain issues going forward.