David Mackay: A reality check on renewables

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast When the Industrial Revolution started, the amount of carbon sitting underneath Britain in the form of coal was as big as the amount of carbon sitting under Saudi Arabia in the form of oil. This carbon powered the Industrial Revolution, it put the “Great” in Great Britain, and led […]

TEDxWarwick – David MacKay – How the Laws of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options

When the Industrial Revolution started, the amount of carbon sitting underneath Britain in the form of coal was as big as the amount of carbon sitting under Saudi Arabia in the form of oil. This carbon powered the Industrial Revolution, it put the “Great” in Great Britain, and led to Britain’s temporary world domination. And […]