Energy & Agriculture

13 minute read While modern farming is a massive, energy-intense system, it hasn’t always been that way; in fact, for 98% of human history, all agriculture was organic.

Peak Oil and Other Fossil Carbons

11 minute read Fossil energy fuels a massive, extravagant, globalized society – but we’re using it up, and it won’t be around for much longer. Read on to learn why.

EROI: Energy Return On Investment

8 minute read What makes some energy sources work, while others don’t? To help answer this question, we’d like to introduce a simple but useful metric: EROI.

Energy: A Primer

9 minute read A candle burns, a clock chimes, and a wolf prowls. All of these events are propelled by energy. How does energy work? Read on to find out.