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Seeing the big picture

Well worth listening to – about an hour long. https://www.planetcritical.com/p/seeing-the-big-picture-nate-hagens

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Nationalisation in all but name

Tim Watkin’s latest piece concludes that: Since we can expect several more energy suppliers to collapse during the winter months, as has happened in the rail industry, we can expect these to be nationalised too. But even this “solution” depends … Continue reading

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The green false deal

Tim Watkins concludes his latest piece: “The problem with the Green New Deal is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. It promises to switch out the energetic basis of modern society as if one were … Continue reading

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OIL SYSTEM COLLAPSING SO FAST: It May Derail Renewables Warn French Government Scientists

Oil System Collapsing so Fast it May Derail Renewables, Warn French Government Scientists

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The UK economy is in very big trouble, but the government doesn’t seem to know what to do about it, and neither do opposition politicians.

Tim Morgan’s comment: It’s now emerged that there’s a big row going on between the department for business – which wants support for industries affected by surging energy prices – and the Treasury (finance ministry) – which doesn’t. In my … Continue reading

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Feynman’s Law writ large

Tim Watkin’s latest piece, concludes that: The problem is compounded by an official rate of inflation which under-reports the vast increase in the cost of essentials like housing, electricity and gas, food and transport, while over-reporting the falling cost of … Continue reading

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Gas Crisis Hits Food as Giant Dutch Greenhouses Go Dark

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/your-tomatoes-may-cost-more-as-gas-prices-hit-dutch-greenhouses

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A moment of truth: THE ARRIVAL OF ECONOMIC CONSTRAINT

Tim Morgan’s latest post. This concludes that: The ‘basics’ of the situation – deteriorating top-line and discretionary prosperity, rising inflation and worsening financial stress – are simply the first-order effects of the deteriorating energy-prosperity equation. More complex processes can be … Continue reading

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How to Build a Low-tech Solar Panel?

I have been following the Low Tech Magazine for many years.  Written by Kris De Decker and presented on his website which runs on a solar-powered server located in Barcelona, which will go off-line during longer periods of bad weather.He … Continue reading

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Could Scotland’s unwanted wind turbines be turned into playparks?

I wonder how much energy is used to replace the old wind turbines with new ones? Barry   Could Scotland’s unwanted wind turbines be turned into playparks? By Nichola Rutherford BBC Scotland News Published12 hours ago Share close Share page … Continue reading

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