The energy buzz reality

When we talk about energy, we fundamentally must adopt a holistic approach. One, where a diversity of competencies and capabilities, based on a common platform, can look at our current contextual placement and challenges from a 360 degrees perspective. I say contextual placement and not an energy crisis because we do not have an energy…

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The perfect storm

There are types of storms that you can hear about on the news. There are types of storms that you can simply hear knocking on your window. And, there are types of storms that you can feel all around you—the perfect storms. Perfect storms might be rare and require a perfect alignment of multiple elements…

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On climate and data

Unfortunately, science is not based on data anymore, but on people’s opinions. We don’t try to learn the data, and instead get caught up in the buzzwords. We confuse correlation with causation, forgetting that correlation is not causation! The climate is a non-linear, chaotic system that lacks a core of implicit order. As such, it…

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Dispatchability

Before we rush to upgrade all of our transportation models to a so-called green technology, we should step up our efforts and ensure that we have a grid and an infrastructure that is capable of carrying us into the future. Dispatchability is a major consideration in the way we currently power our world. If we…

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Fascism for our future

Net-zero and the green deal philosophies pose the greatest threat to our societal and physical infrastructures. Antagonistic towards human beings and science, and full of a fascist tone, these philosophies, if fully adopted and implemented, could bring about the doom and gloom they aim to prevent. Sustainability is a balance between environmental, equity, and economic…

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Driving into a wall—an automotive gold rush or a gold rash.

Not long ago, the automotive industry estimated that investment in electric cars would reach $600 billion until 2030. Yet now we can see that this number is doubling to a whopping $1.2 trillion. This will include an estimated 50 million new electric vehicles, as well as the batteries and raw materials needed to support their…

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