There Will Be Fuel

The august New York Times on Wednesday, 17 November had a special section on Energy. The lead article by one Clifford Krauss (unidentified in the article) asserts that there will be ample fuel for all purposes for the forseeable future, albeit with some minor problems. As authority he quotes William M. Colton, vice president for […]

Chalmers Johnson RIP

Chalmers Johnson died on November 20, 2010 at the age of 79. Although I did not know him personally, I will miss him and the work he did for all of us.

There Really Are Limits to Growth

It is still fashionable today to ridicule the report the late Donella Meadows and her associates at MIT prepared for The Club of Rome, “The Limits to Growth” and successor reports. Yet it is patent nonsense and an affront to common sense to pretend that economic growth, the fundamental basis of modern capitalism, can continue […]