Tag: Energy

LEGO Gets in on the Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Sham with the LEGO Vestas Wind Turbine
And it all turns out to be little more than a load of shit
Dec 22, 2018 13 min read 0 comments
LEGO Gets in on the Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Sham with the LEGO Vestas Wind Turbine
Move Over Perpetual Motion Machines, There's Now a Perpetual Data Machine – Big Data!
The economist's economists at The Economist have apparently found a replacement for oil, and it isn't even a form of energy
May 26, 2017 6 min read 0 comments
Move Over Perpetual Motion Machines, There's Now a Perpetual Data Machine – Big Data!
Book Review | When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation
Are renewable energies enough to maintain the trucking industry in order to maintain the... renewable energy industry? Hmm...
Apr 30, 2017 9 min read 0 comments
Book Review | When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Does
The amount of hype, wishful thinking, and arguably outright lies that the renewable energy industries deal out ultimately does renewables more harm than good
Apr 19, 2017 8 min read 0 comments
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, Industrial-Scale Renewable Energy Does
Book Review | Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence
A review of Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed's excellent big-picture take on what he calls the “crisis of civilization” (as opposed to a “clash of civilizations”)
Feb 13, 2017 11 min read 0 comments
Book Review | Failing States, Collapsing Systems: Biophysical Triggers of Political Violence
Having Said Nothing About Smashing the “Glass Floor”, it's the Democrats that are Ultimately Responsible for Trump's Win
While much is said about smashing the “glass ceiling”, nothing is said about getting people access to the land – smashing the “glass floor” [part 3/3]
Nov 28, 2016 17 min read 0 comments
Having Said Nothing About Smashing the “Glass Floor”, it's the Democrats that are Ultimately Responsible for Trump's Win
Divide and Distract: If Donald Trump Wins the Election He Loses, But if He Loses the Election He Wins
Might this zany election not only be fixed but part of a grand farce to distract us from the collapse of industrial civilisation? [part 2/3]
Nov 07, 2016 19 min read 0 comments
Divide and Distract: If Donald Trump Wins the Election He Loses, But if He Loses the Election He Wins
World Electioneering Entertainment 2016: 1,000 Years of Energy Independence and the Greatest Con Ever?
Could Trump be playing a WEE character in order to distract the citizenry from peaking energy supplies and the collapse of industrial civilization? [part 1/3]
Oct 28, 2016 16 min read 0 comments
World Electioneering Entertainment 2016: 1,000 Years of Energy Independence and the Greatest Con Ever?
Politics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse
Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole different story when going down [part 2/4]
Sep 26, 2016 13 min read 0 comments
Politics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse
Energy Depletion Dismissal is Just as Bad as Climate Change Denial
Climate change denial is often decried by many, but energy depletion dismissal – and by Naomi Klein of all people – could have consequences just as dire [part 1/4]
Sep 15, 2016 13 min read 0 comments
Energy Depletion Dismissal is Just as Bad as Climate Change Denial