Category Archives: net energy

Ignoring the signs

Imagine a world like ours (let’s call it Thera), with intelligent life forms, opposable thumbs and extractable fossil fuels. After some time, the top predator developed a complex global society and ran the show for its own ends. Yes, there … Continue reading

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Fuelling the future by force

You know when you open your emails and click a link someone sent months ago, which has another link to the original article, which you look at, wondering why, but then you see something really annoying? Well, that’s just happened … Continue reading

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Net energy in a nutshell

Some time ago, I set up a Google Alert on ‘peak oil’, which generates way more emails than I have time to read – they get squirreled away in a folder which I occasionally trawl through, hitting delete wildly. Today … Continue reading

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