Today is World Water Day. Having evolved in a watery world, nearly all life on earth needs water to survive. In the short run humanity is going to face an acute shortage of water. But not in the long run.
Forget anthropic global warming. Sure there is climate change. But when did the climate ever not change? Even before hominins walked upright, climate has been changing. Indeed, without climate change, we would not be here. Climate change from a reducing… Read More ›
I have a piece in today’s livemint.com on India’s Energy Challenge. The money quote is this: The advanced industrialized economies were lucky to have had their development fuelled by cheap fossil energy. Today’s developing economies have a much tougher challenge…. Read More ›
It is easy to argue that energy is the binding constraint that faces all of humanity, not just the developing economies. Of course, given the projected increase in demand and the decline in the supply of fossil fuel energy, the… Read More ›