Margin Notes

Myths Paralyze Progress

Capitalism is prone to those bubbles. People want them, they…

Clean Energy Requires Rare Metals. Should We Mine the Ocean Floor to Get Them?

There really is no such thing as a free lunch. We do understand…

Embracing the Suck of Asteroid Mining

The same is true for stranded reserves on Earth. Many believe…

Pricing carbon is essential but inadequate

We need some model regions/countries going for the full Monty…

The race is on to decarbonize the 50,000-plus ships that carry our stuff around the world

Much of our current lifestyle is based on cheap and fast transport…

The future of energy isn’t fossil fuels or renewables, it’s nuclear fusion

When I was a boy, barely 10 years old, I was fascinated by science.…

The USA is more responsible for climate change than any country

Wow, America haters are riding high again. Never mind the facts…

Building equitable circular societies

When I was a boy, I liked to imagine a perfect world. I was always…

Which country is leading the circular economy shift?

More road maps. Let's have a look at the historical record. How…

What Elon Musk Is Selling: Hope

When I was heading Business development for an energy trading…

Employee Activism: A Powerful, Yet Untapped, Driver of Climate Action

The only thing they are going to trigger is enhancing Jeff Bezos…

EUROPE: 100% renewable energy is more cost effective than the current energy system

Has anyone peer reviewed this? Another study that produces a…

Climate change report is clear: We have to clean up our act and our air — now

Commitments, yeahh. I see a lot of paper everywhere. Let's see…

How a circular economy could avert ecological disaster

Let's look at this without the usual radical green banter for…

Why Batteries Die

I know those types that note every time when their car is fueled,…