Although apparently random and etiquette busting, Trump’s tweets are carefully calculated to evoke particular responses. One message that is notably absent from all the bluster about Chinese trade is any discussion of China trading oil in Yuan. While the mainstream press argues that this is because it does not matter, a long term reading of Continue Reading →
Category: Energy Matters
The twentieth century way of life has been made available, largely due to the miracle of cheap energy. The price of energy has been at record lows for the past century and a half.As oil becomes increasingly scarce, it is becoming obvious to everyone, that the rapid economic and industrial growth we have enjoyed for that time is not sustainable.Now, the hunt is on. For renewable sources of energy, for alternative sources of energy, for a way of life that is less dependent on cheap energy.Â
My question: why bother to reduce fossil fuels if we do nothing to the major forcing: population?
We just ended the hottest summer on record. We have fuels that are in critical drought state. This is the sixth year of seven years of drought.
They know no limits. They have never abided by the norms of society and never will. We pay taxes—they don’t. We work hard to get into an elite university or get a job—they don’t.
We can’t get there obeying Constitutional theory and law crafted by slave masters, imperialists, corporate controllers, and Nature destroyers.
In places where long-term insect data are available, mainly in Europe, insect numbers are plummeting.