For those who are not familiar with the history of  energy transitions over the past thousands of years, they will be doomed to repeat the current blunders being made by Europe, the UK, and America.  The Ukrainians, caught in the middle as they have been for more than a thousand years, will pay the highest […]

1,000 Year Old Forest About to Vanish

Another part of the “final climate solution” in Germany is about to happen. “About a year ago we reported on disturbing plans by the government of the German state of Hesse to clear 20 million square meters of 1000-year old “fairy tale” forest in one of Germany’s most idyllic, fairy tale-like forests: the Reinhardswald located in the hilly […]

Energy Schizophrenia

Looking around the American landscape for any sense of normal behavior is a fatuous exercise at best. You can be certain, however, that the once great experiment in self-governance has succumbed to an autoimmune disease which cripples the victim by eroding their ability to think logically while paying attention to what is happening, and not […]

The Perfect Correlation

Understanding that correlation is not causation is, perhaps, one of the most important lessons anyone can learn when observing the world around them. The increase in ice cream consumption is perfectly correlated with the increase of shark attacks.  However, does one increase in behavior cause the other increase in behavior of two different species?  Understanding […]

When The Wind Stops Blowing

The house of cards built on sunshine and breezes reveals its foundations are built on sand.  This is the reality that the “green revolution” will not acknowledge publicly, although many of them know the limits of power density and intermittency will not be overcome in the near or distant future.  Alternative energy success is not […]