Reading Time: 3 minutes How the American spelling of aluminium came to be and why, for once, the Americans got it right.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Most of the world's energy is produced from fossil fuels. The purpose of this series is to investigate whether we can live without fossil fuels. Can we conceivably live sustainably?
Reading Time: 6 minutes In part I of this series, we touched upon the key motivations behind the need for a better energy policy. Anthropogenic climate change was one of them, and in this post I'd examine whether there is a point in us doing anything when "China's out of control!".
Reading Time: 3 minutes A short note on the key motivations that drive contemporary energy policy discussions.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The heated debate on energy policy and anthropogenic climate change is fundamentally about numbers. But actual numbers are rarely mentioned and, instead, we are inundated with innumerate codswallop.