Category Archives: Energy

The logical fallacy of renewable energy

David MacKay was a voice of reason in the sometimes crazy world of energy. In his last interview he identified the futility of basing future UK energy supplies on renewable energy. Today each person in the UK uses on average … Continue reading

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Controlled Nuclear Fusion

If nuclear fusion can be tamed on earth then it offers the potential of limitless energy for the foreseeable future.  We saw in the previous post how all the elements on earth were fused in a massive star that exploded before our … Continue reading

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Hay Festival

I have been at the Hay festival for the last few days. I have never been there before and was quite overwhelmed just how good it really is.  It is a wonderful event for two main reasons: The quality of the authors/speakers … Continue reading

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