Grace under pressure – Ariana Grande redefines positive energy

Grace under pressure – Ariana Grande redefines positive energy

  This is a surely a strange topic for an energy related website, but in some respects not at all. A post from several months ago was dedicated to the very real but intangible effects of positive energy . It’s not an untapped resource but definitely under utilized. So it was a pleasant surprise beyond belief […]

The weird quietness in the energy world – doesn’t anything bad happen anymore?

The weird quietness in the energy world – doesn’t anything bad happen anymore?

The instant-knowledge world we live in seems to lead to short memories. It may be a function of data overload, where critical thinking is a luxury that time doesn’t often permit. We might see a headline and think hey, that doesn’t seem right…but by the time we process the thought there are 12 new tweets […]

Don’t feel like an energy hypocrite, just do what you can

Don’t feel like an energy hypocrite, just do what you can

  As has been witnessed countless times here and elsewhere, the energy business has a big problem. Few people understand even the basic fundamentals and we do a poor job of explaining it. Mention “oil” and most people think of Saudi Arabia and the price to fill up the car, and nothing in between. Compounding […]

Ethnocentricity: just because you saw it doesn’t make it true

Ethnocentricity: just because you saw it doesn’t make it true

The word ethnocentric is vastly under utilized. I can’t recall the last time I’ve heard it used in a conversation, yet it is an adjective that colours our world-view every day. If more people understood the concept, maybe we wouldn’t have to suffer through so many dreary “news” stories.   I’ll save you a trip […]

To save the environment (to lower GHG, or just because), we should worry about where all the energy goes, not where it comes from

To save the environment (to lower GHG, or just because), we should worry about where all the energy goes, not where it comes from

  The world has an energy problem. That can sound like a really stupid statement at face value, like saying the world has a life problem. But it’s true. We have a problem because we’ve become accustomed to a certain lifestyle that requires a mind-boggling amount of energy, and we choose to deal with the […]