12 minute read (2328 words) Technology that harnesses renewable energy is great; it can give us access to energy that never runs out. But there’s more to the story than just that.
13 minute read (2267 words) 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.
11 minute read (2122 words) 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.
8 minute read (1591 words) 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.
9 minute read (1753 words) 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.