Energy

There are financial, social, and environmental costs of using and depending on fossil fuels. What will a truly renewable energy future look like?

Geologic and Human Timescales: How Can we Salvage Our Global Civilization?
The Great Simplification #114– Chuck Watson: “NATO in Ukraine: from Proxy to Participants”
Extraction of raw materials could rise 60% by 2060 – and making mining ‘greener’ won’t stop the damage
The Great Simplification #110 – John Robb: “Networked Tribalism, AI, and Asteroids”
The Great Simplification #109 – Ashley Hodgson: “The New Enlightenment and Behavioral Economics”
The Great Simplification #108 – Steve Keen: “On the Origins of Energy Blindness”
The inability to generate acceptable returns is impeding the switch to renewable energy
The Great Simplification #107 – Mario Giampietro: “Models with Meaning – Changing Social Practices”
The Great Simplification #106 – Alexa Firmenich: “Biodiversity, Beauty, and Being”
The Great Simplification #105 – Leon Simons: “Aerosol Demasking & Global Heating”
The Great Simplification #104 – Jane Muncke: “Perils of Plastic Packaging”
The Great Simplification #103 – Peter Brannen: “Deep Time, Mass Extinctions, and Today”
The Great Simplification – The Human Predicament in 22 Clips
The Great Simplification #102 – Bill McKibben: “Climate, Movements, and Power”
The Great Simplification #101 – Nate Hagens: Arthur Berman: “Shale Oil and the Slurping Sound”
Webinar recording: Navigating Beyond Zero Carbon Strategies
The Production Gap–Phasing down or phasing up?