How hard will it really be to stop using oil?

How hard will it really be to stop using oil?

  Like many other people, I sometimes fall prey to adopting sweeping generalizations based on sheepishly arbitrary observations. The other day I was having coffee with a friend at a hipster-ish coffee shop, and as we contemplated the world’s problems we noticed that many of the male customers had beards. This useless observation then of […]

Too much comfort will destroy you

Too much comfort will destroy you

It’s part of the human condition to seek out comfort. It’s not a stupid thing to do; it’s infinitely more sensible to sit on something soft than to sit on a pile of rocks. Making such decisions is widely regarded as a basic sign of intelligence.   But we’re far beyond those decisions. Thanks largely […]

What will Trump do to energy prices? Probably anything but what we expect

What will Trump do to energy prices? Probably anything but what we expect

The world is still adjusting to having a former over-the-top game show host in the world’s most powerful seat. It has been a bit of shock therapy as Trump has kicked almost every nation in the crotch by way of introduction, although his manic policy implementations show the same tornadic planning style that his campaign […]

Electric vehicle domination is a mirage born of lazy reporting and wishful thinking

Electric vehicle domination is a mirage born of lazy reporting and wishful thinking

  Twenty years ago, there was a popular TV show called Friends that was about six idiots living in New York City. The cute, hipster-ish dialogue struck a pop culture nerve, in part because of the ultimate hipster setting, and unfortunately more than one nation began to emulate the show’s stars. Hair trends were born, […]

The best energy is positive energy and it can come from anywhere

The best energy is positive energy and it can come from anywhere

This site, and many energy related ones, jabber on endlessly about fossil fuels, and solar issues, and pipelines and a lot of stuff under the guise of energy. Sometimes it’s a good idea to take a step back and consider other forms rather than renewable vs. fossil fuels. A fundamental energy source that is highly […]