Tag: renewable energy

Technologies and struggles over use

None of this is original. There is a long standing argument, going back at least to the early 19th Century, that complicated technologies intrinsically distance, or alienate, people from the natural world. Rather than...

Read More


Biofuels have been a major part of the supposed energy transition. They have been the subject of much investment, governmental legislation and subsidy, to make them attractive and sometimes to force consumption. The fundamental...

Read More

Ember Global Electricity Review: Australia

This continues the rather heavy policy, figures posts I’ve been making recently, to try and make sense of what is happening with the confusions in Australia over energy transition. General Remarks This is a quick account...

Read More